flash

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noun
1 sudden bright light; sudden idea/emotion/action
ADJECTIVE
great
blinding, bright, brilliant
sudden
brief, momentary, quick
occasional
rare

a rare flash of wit

lightning
laser
news (usually newsflash)
hot (AmE) (hot flush in BrE)

She was experiencing hot flashes as part of menopause.

VERB + FLASH
experience, feel, have

He felt a brief flash of jealousy.

She had a sudden flash of inspiration.

emit
catch, detect, notice, see

We caught a flash of white in the bushes.

FLASH + VERB
erupt
illuminate sth, light sth, light sth up

A bright flash of lightning lit up the sky.

blind

We were blinded by the flash.

PREPOSITION
flash from

The flashes from the guns illuminated the sky.

flash of

a sudden flash of light

2 bright light for a camera
ADJECTIVE
built-in
camera
VERB + FLASH
use

I don't think the picture will come out in this light. Try using the flash.

FLASH + VERB
go off, work

The flash didn't go off.

FLASH + NOUN
photography
PREPOSITION
with (a) flash

I took it with flash.

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verb
1 shine
ADVERB
briefly

It was only the sun, flashing briefly on her hair.

brightly
PREPOSITION
at

A car flashed its headlights at me.

2 show emotion
ADVERB
suddenly
angrily, dangerously, menacingly

Her eyes flashed angrily.

PREPOSITION
with

Her eyes suddenly flashed with anger.

Flash is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑bulb, ↑camera, ↑eye, ↑headlights, ↑light, ↑lightning, ↑message, ↑screen, ↑sign, ↑tooth, ↑torch, ↑window
Flash is used with these nouns as the object: ↑badge, ↑grin, ↑headlights, ↑light, ↑look, ↑smile, ↑torch
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adj.
Flash is used with these nouns: ↑card, ↑drive, ↑flood, ↑memory, ↑point

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