What is flash?

  • (noun): A bright patch of color used for decoration or identification.
    Example: "Red flashes adorned the airplane"; "a flash sewn on his sleeve indicated the unit he belonged to"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on flash:

Point-and-shoot Camera - Camera Types
... 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 ...
Dan Barry (comics)
... 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 ...
Olympus C-730UZ - Flash
... The camera has a built-in manual pop-up flash. ...
Flash, Staffordshire - Methodist History
... 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 ...
Mr. Clean - International Versions
... 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"
  • (noun): A short vivid experience.
    Example: "A flash of emotion swept over him"
    Synonyms: flashing
  • (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"
  • (verb): Appear briefly.
    Example: "The headlines flashed on the screen"
  • (noun): A burst of light used to communicate or illuminate.
    Synonyms: flare
  • (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. C’mon. Why don’t you say I’m a yellow belly and a big mouth at that?
    Shep: You yellow? Who thinks you’re yellow? Did you hear what he said? A guy who’s got the nerve to marry? That’s more than Flash Gordon ever did.
    Billy Wilder (b. 1906)

    I think that in the swift white mind’s brain
    Neurons flash images of a world
    Undead and deathless, burgeoning again.
    I think that Spring will come this way, unfurled.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)