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red flash

noun
1.
a red coloration of the lower portion of the sun, occasionally seen as the sun rises above or sinks to the horizon.
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  • Suddenly he saw a red flash near the barn, and an instant later heard the report of a pistol.

    A Poor Wise Man Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Some of our Calashes on deck swore to me that they had seen a red flash above the tree-tops.

    The Rescue Joseph Conrad
  • Now folks, if I've done this just right, we'll get a red flash directly.

    Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith
  • Next second there was a red flash, a loud report, and twenty-five of the enemy were blown to atoms.

    The Invasion William Le Queux
  • A red flash cut the night behind him and a bullet whistled by his ear.

  • There was a red flash, and because he fired from the hip the trigger guard gashed his mitten.

    Winston of the Prairie Harold Bindloss
  • Never shall I forget the red flash of that fierce, dark eye as it glared upon my unconscious brother.

    Life in the Backwoods Susanna Moodie
  • Suddenly the place was illumined by a red flash, a loud report followed, and one of the two fell.

    Rivers of Ice R.M. Ballantyne
  • Great birds flew in circles over this green hollow; I could see in the lake the red flash of a flamingo.

    Atlantida Pierre Benoit

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