blink /ˈblɪŋk/ 不及物動詞
Blink, v. t.
1. To shut out of sight; to avoid, or purposely evade; to shirk; as, to blink the question.
2. To trick; to deceive. [Scot.]
1. A glimpse or glance.
This is the first blink that ever I had of him. --Bp. Hall.
2. Gleam; glimmer; sparkle.
Not a blink of light was there. --Wordsworth.
3. Naut. The dazzling whiteness about the horizon caused by the reflection of light from fields of ice at sea; ice blink.
4. pl. Sporting Boughs cast where deer are to pass, to turn or check them. [Prov. Eng.]
Blink v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blinked p. pr. & vb. n. Blinking.]
1. To wink; to twinkle with, or as with, the eye.
One eye was blinking, and one leg was lame. --Pope
2. To see with the eyes half shut, or indistinctly and with frequent winking, as a person with weak eyes.
Show me thy chink, to blink through with mine eyne. --Shak.
3. To shine, esp. with intermittent light; to twinkle; to flicker; to glimmer, as a lamp.
The dew was falling fast, the stars began to blink. --Wordsworth.
The sun blinked fair on pool and stream . --Sir W. Scott.
4. To turn slightly sour, as beer, mild, etc.
n : a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly [syn: eye
blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation]
v 1: briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to
blink" [syn: wink, nictitate, nictate]
2: force to go away by blinking; "blink away tears" [syn: wink,
3: gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
[syn: flash, wink, twinkle, winkle]