But the Metro interface really shines on a tablet, where you can flick through pages of tiles and tap on the one you want.
Ironically, this flick is what sparked the relationship and eventual engagement of costars Cyrus and Hemsworth.
You go in a dark room and flick the light switch for days after the power is gone.
mid-15c., probably imitative of a light blow with a whip. Earliest recorded use is in phrase not worth a flykke "useless." As slang for "film," it is first attested 1926, a back-formation from flicker (v.), from their flickering appearance.
1816, from flick (n.); meaning "quick turn of the wrist" is from 1897, originally in cricket. Related: Flicked; flicking.
[1920s+; fr the flickering of early movie images]