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Flash vs. Meat

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Flashverb

To briefly illuminate a scene.

‘He flashed the light at the water, trying to see what made the noise.’;

Meatnoun

(uncountable) The flesh (muscle tissue) of an animal used as food.

‘A large portion of domestic meat production comes from animals raised on factory farms.’; ‘The homesteading teenager shot a deer to supply his family with wild meat for the winter.’;

Flashverb

To blink; to shine or illuminate intermittently.

‘The light flashed on and off.’;

Meatnoun

(countable) A type of meat, by anatomic position and provenance.

‘The butchery's profit rate on various meats varies greatly.’;

Flashverb

To be visible briefly.

‘The scenery flashed by quickly.’;

Meatnoun

Food, for animals or humans, especially solid food. See also meat and drink.

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Flashverb

To make visible briefly.

‘A number will be flashed on the screen.’; ‘The special agents flashed their badges as they entered the building.’; ‘She flashed me a smile from the car window.’;

Meatnoun

A type of food, a dish.

Flashverb

To briefly, and in most cases inadvertently, expose one's naked body or underwear, or part of it, in public. Contrast streak.

‘Her skirt was so short that she flashed her underpants as she was getting out of her car.’;

Meatnoun

A meal.

Flashverb

To show or expose an "inappropriate" part of the body to someone for humorous reasons or as an act of contempt.

Meatnoun

(uncountable) Any relatively thick, solid part of a fruit, nut etc.

‘The apple looked fine on the outside, but the meat was not very firm.’;

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Flashverb

(figurative) To break forth like a sudden flood of light; to show a momentary brilliance.

Meatnoun

(slang) A penis.

Flashverb

To flaunt; to display in a showy manner.

‘He flashed a wad of hundred-dollar bills.’;

Meatnoun

(colloquial) The best or most substantial part of something.

‘We recruited him right from the meat of our competitor.’;

Flashverb

To communicate quickly.

‘The news services flashed the news about the end of the war to all corners of the globe.’; ‘to flash a message along the telephone wires;’; ‘to flash conviction on the mind’;

Meatnoun

(sports) The sweet spot of a bat or club (in cricket, golf, baseball etc.).

‘He hit it right on the meat of the bat.’;

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Flashverb

To move, or cause to move, suddenly.

‘Flash forward to the present day.’;

Meatnoun

A meathead.

‘Throw it in here, meat.’;

Flashverb

(transitive) To telephone a person, only allowing the phone to ring once, in order to request a call back.

‘Susan flashed Jessica, and then Jessica called her back, because Susan didn't have enough credit on her phone to make the call.’;

Meatnoun

(Australian Aboriginal) A totem, or (by metonymy) a clan or clansman which uses it.

Flashverb

To evaporate suddenly. flash evaporation.}}

Meatnoun

Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as, the meat of a lobster, a nut, or an egg.

‘And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, . . . to you it shall be for meat.’; ‘Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you.’;

Flashverb

To climb (a route) successfully on the first attempt.

Meatnoun

The flesh of animals used as food; esp., animal muscle; as, a breakfast of bread and fruit without meat.

Flashverb

(computing) To write to the memory of an updatable component such as a BIOS chip or games cartridge.

Meatnoun

Dinner; the chief meal.

Flashverb

(glassmaking) To cover with a thin layer, as objects of glass with glass of a different colour.

Meatverb

To supply with food.

‘His shield well lined, his horses meated well.’;

Flashverb

(juggling) To perform a flash.

Meatnoun

the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

Flashverb

(metallurgy) To release the pressure from a pressurized vessel.

Meatnoun

the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone;

‘black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell’;

Flashverb

To trick up in a showy manner.

Meatnoun

the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience;

‘the gist of the prosecutor's argument’; ‘the heart and soul of the Republican Party’; ‘the nub of the story’;

Flashverb

To strike and throw up large bodies of water from the surface; to splash.

Meat

Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food. Humans have hunted and killed animals for meat since prehistoric times.

Flashnoun

A sudden, short, temporary burst of light.

Flashnoun

A very short amount of time.

Flashnoun

A flashlight; an electric torch.

Flashnoun

(figuratively) A sudden and brilliant burst, as of genius or wit.

Flashnoun

Material left around the edge of a moulded part at the parting line of the mould.

Flashnoun

The strips of bright cloth or buttons worn around the collars of market traders.

Flashnoun

(juggling) A pattern where each prop is thrown and caught only once.

Flashnoun

(linguistics) A language, created by a minority to maintain cultural identity, that cannot be understood by the ruling class.

Flashnoun

(photography) a device used to produce a flash of artificial light to help illuminate a scene

Flashnoun

(archaic) A preparation of capsicum, burnt sugar, etc., for colouring liquor to make it look stronger.

Flashnoun

(military) A form of military insignia.

‘I just got my first commando flash.’;

Flashnoun

A pool.

Flashnoun

(engineering) A reservoir and sluiceway beside a navigable stream, just above a shoal, so that the stream may pour in water as boats pass, and thus bear them over the shoal.

Flashadjective

Expensive-looking and demanding attention; stylish; showy.

Flashadjective

Having plenty of ready money.

Flashadjective

Liable to show off expensive possessions or money.

Flashadjective

Occurring very rapidly, almost instantaneously.

Flashverb

To burst or break forth with a sudden and transient flood of flame and light; as, the lighting flashes vividly; the powder flashed.

Flashverb

To break forth, as a sudden flood of light; to burst instantly and brightly on the sight; to show a momentary brilliancy; to come or pass like a flash.

‘Names which have flashed and thundered as the watch words of unnumbered struggles.’; ‘The object is made to flash upon the eye of the mind.’; ‘A thought flashed through me, which I clothed in act.’;

Flashverb

To burst forth like a sudden flame; to break out violently; to rush hastily.

‘Every hourHe flashes into one gross crime or other.’;

Flashverb

To send out in flashes; to cause to burst forth with sudden flame or light.

‘The chariot of paternal Deity,Flashing thick flames.’;

Flashverb

To convey as by a flash; to light up, as by a sudden flame or light; as, to flash a message along the wires; to flash conviction on the mind.

Flashverb

To cover with a thin layer, as objects of glass with glass of a different color. See Flashing, n., 3 (b).

Flashverb

To trick up in a showy manner.

‘Limning and flashing it with various dyes.’;

Flashverb

To strike and throw up large bodies of water from the surface; to splash.

‘He rudely flashed the waves about.’;

Flashnoun

A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning.

Flashnoun

A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary brightness or show.

‘The flash and outbreak of a fiery mind.’; ‘No striking sentiment, no flash of fancy.’;

Flashnoun

The time during which a flash is visible; an instant; a very brief period.

‘The Persians and Macedonians had it for a flash.’;

Flashnoun

A preparation of capsicum, burnt sugar, etc., for coloring and giving a fictitious strength to liquors.

Flashnoun

a lamp for providing intense momentary light to take a photograph; as, to take a picture without a flash.

Flashnoun

Same as flashlight.

Flashnoun

A short news item providing recently received and usually preliminary information about an event that is considered important enough to interrupt normal broadcasting or other news delivery services; also called a news flash or bulletin.

Flashnoun

Slang or cant of thieves and prostitutes.

Flashnoun

A pool.

Flashnoun

A reservoir and sluiceway beside a navigable stream, just above a shoal, so that the stream may pour in water as boats pass, and thus bear them over the shoal.

Flashadjective

Showy, but counterfeit; cheap, pretentious, and vulgar; as, flash jewelry; flash finery.

Flashadjective

Wearing showy, counterfeit ornaments; vulgarly pretentious; as, flash people; flash men or women; - applied especially to thieves, gamblers, and prostitutes that dress in a showy way and wear much cheap jewelry.

Flashnoun

a sudden intense burst of radiant energy

Flashnoun

a momentary brightness

Flashnoun

a short vivid experience;

‘a flash of emotion swept over him’; ‘the flashings of pain were a warning’;

Flashnoun

a sudden brilliant understanding;

‘he had a flash of intuition’;

Flashnoun

a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat);

‘if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash’;

Flashnoun

a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate

Flashnoun

a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story

Flashnoun

a bright patch of color used for decoration or identification;

‘red flashes adorned the airplane’; ‘a flash sewn on his sleeve indicated the unit he belonged to’;

Flashnoun

a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph

Flashverb

gleam or glow intermittently;

‘The lights were flashing’;

Flashverb

appear briefly;

‘The headlines flashed on the screen’;

Flashverb

display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously;

‘he showed off his new sports car’;

Flashverb

make known or cause to appear with great speed;

‘The latest intelligence is flashed to all command posts’;

Flashverb

run or move very quickly or hastily;

‘She dashed into the yard’;

Flashverb

expose or show briefly;

‘he flashed a $100 bill’;

Flashverb

protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal;

‘flash the roof’;

Flashverb

emit a brief burst of light;

‘A shooting star flashed and was gone’;

Flashadjective

tastelessly showy;

‘a flash car’; ‘a flashy ring’; ‘garish colors’; ‘a gaudy costume’; ‘loud sport shirts’; ‘a meretricious yet stylish book’; ‘tawdry ornaments’;

Flashverb

shine in a bright but brief, sudden, or intermittent way

‘lightning flashed overhead’; ‘an irritating neon sign flashed on and off’;

Flashverb

cause to shine briefly or suddenly

‘the oncoming car flashed its lights’;

Flashverb

shine or show a light to send (a signal)

‘red lights started to flash a warning’;

Flashverb

give (a swift look)

‘she flashed him a withering look’; ‘Carrie flashed a glance in his direction’;

Flashverb

(of a person's eyes) indicate sudden emotion, especially anger

‘she glared at him, her eyes flashing’;

Flashverb

move or pass very quickly

‘a sudden thought flashed through his mind’; ‘a look of terror flashed across Kirov's face’;

Flashverb

send (news or information) swiftly by means of telegraphy or telecommunications

‘the story was flashed around the world’;

Flashverb

display (information or an image) suddenly on a television or computer screen or electronic sign, typically briefly or repeatedly

‘the screen flashed up a menu’;

Flashverb

(of information or an image) be displayed briefly or repeatedly on a screen

‘the election results flashed on the screen’;

Flashverb

hold up or show (something, often proof of one's identity) quickly before replacing it

‘she opened her purse and flashed her ID card’;

Flashverb

make a conspicuous display of (something) so as to impress or attract attention

‘they flashed huge wads of money about’;

Flashverb

(of a man) show one's genitals briefly in public.

Flashnoun

a sudden brief burst of bright light

‘a flash of lightning’;

Flashnoun

a patch or sudden display of a bright colour

‘the woodpecker swooped from tree to tree with a flash of yellow, green, and red’;

Flashnoun

a coloured patch of cloth on a uniform used as the distinguishing emblem of a regiment, formation, or country

‘a short man with the black flashes of the tank units’;

Flashnoun

a coloured band on the packaging of a product used to catch the consumer's eye

‘on-pack flashes offer a free ‘Taste of the Caribbean’’;

Flashnoun

a pre-drawn design for a tattoo.

Flashnoun

a sudden or brief manifestation or occurrence of something

‘she had a flash of inspiration’;

Flashnoun

a newsflash.

Flashnoun

a camera attachment that produces a brief very bright light, used for taking photographs in poor light

‘an electronic flash’; ‘if in any doubt use flash’;

Flashnoun

a platform for producing and displaying animation and video in web browsers.

Flashnoun

ostentatious stylishness or display of wealth

‘workwear represents a move away from Eighties designer flash’;

Flashnoun

excess plastic or metal forced between facing surfaces as two halves of a mould close up, forming a thin projection on the finished object

‘flap wheels are ideal for grinding off fibreglass flash’;

Flashnoun

a rush of water, especially down a weir to take a boat over shallows.

Flashnoun

a water-filled hollow formed by subsidence, especially any of those due to rock salt extraction in or near Cheshire in central England

‘sandpits and flashes also attract visiting birds’;

Flashadjective

ostentatiously stylish or expensive

‘a flash new car’;

Flashadjective

ostentatiously displaying one's wealth

‘he's a bit flash and refers to his gold card a few times too many’;

Flashadjective

relating to the language used by criminals or prostitutes.

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