Some articles on flash:
... of the fixed apertures, models with flash have no way of controlling the exposure from the flash ... Therefore flash pictures have to be taken within a narrow range of distance from the subject ... They may have special lamps or pre-flash systems designed to reduce red eye in flash pictures of people ...
... Tarzan daily strip, then in 1951 revived the Flash Gordon daily strip ... When artist Mac Raboy died in 1967, Barry assumed responsibility of the Flash Gordon Sunday strip also ... He created the official poster for the 1980 movie version of Flash Gordon ...
... The camera has a built-in manual pop-up flash. ...
... Wesleyan Methodism was so well established in Flash during the 18th century that a chapel was built as early as 1784 ... This account suggests that Flash became a centre from which Methodism spread into other neighbouring villages, for example Hollinsclough ...
... Kingdom and Ireland, the product is sold under the brand name Flash this is because a company exists that uses the "Mr ... Furthermore, Flash does not use a mascot, unlike Mr ... For many years Flash was advertised on UK television by Scottish actress Molly Weir, with the catchphrase "Flash cleans floors WITHOUT scratching" ...
More definitions of "flash":
- (verb): Expose or show briefly.
Example: "He flashed a $100 bill"
- (verb): Protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal.
Example: "Flash the roof"
- (adj): Tastelessly showy.
Example: "A flash car"
Synonyms: brassy, cheap, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy
- (noun): A short vivid experience.
Example: "A flash of emotion swept over him"
- (noun): A momentary brightness.
- (verb): Emit a brief burst of light.
Example: "A shooting star flashed and was gone"
- (noun): A sudden intense burst of radiant energy.
- (noun): A sudden brilliant understanding.
Example: "He had a flash of intuition"
- (noun): A very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat).
Example: "If I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"
Synonyms: blink of an eye, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute
- (noun): A lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph.
Synonyms: photoflash, flash lamp, flashgun, flashbulb, flash bulb
- (verb): Display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously.
Synonyms: flaunt, show off, ostentate, swank
- (verb): Appear briefly.
Example: "The headlines flashed on the screen"
- (noun): A burst of light used to communicate or illuminate.
- (verb): Make known or cause to appear with great speed.
Example: "The latest intelligence is flashed to all command posts"
Famous quotes containing the word flash:
“Here lies a man who was killed by lightning;
He died when his prospects seemed to be brightening.
He might have cut a flash in this world of trouble,
But the flash cut him, and he lies in the stubble.”
—Anonymous. From Booth, Epigrams Ancient and Modern (1863)
“Tom: All right, boys. Cmon. Why dont you say Im a yellow belly and a big mouth at that?
Shep: You yellow? Who thinks youre yellow? Did you hear what he said? A guy whos got the nerve to marry? Thats more than Flash Gordon ever did.”
—Billy Wilder (b. 1906)
“I think that in the swift white minds brain
Neurons flash images of a world
Undead and deathless, burgeoning again.
I think that Spring will come this way, unfurled.”
—Allen Tate (18991979)