flash

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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward blue jets , jets
occurrence of a small flash or spark coruscation , glitter , sparkle
momentary flash of light flicker , glint , spark
flash like lightning fulgurate
flash of light (especially reflected light) gleam , gleaming , glimmer
flash of intense heat (as released by an atomic explosion) heat flash
flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash); can scintillate for a second or more lightning
flash of light from a cloud due to natural electricity lightning
(physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle scintillation
rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash scintillation , sparkling , twinkle
sudden flash (as of lightning) streak
device used in photography to synchronize the peak of a flash with the opening of the camera shutter synchroflash
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