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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 flick /ˈflɪk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flick, n. A flitch; as, a flick of bacon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flick, n.
 1. A light quick stroke or blow, esp. with something pliant; a flirt; also, the sound made by such a blow.
    She actually took the whip out of his hand and gave a flick to the pony.    --Mrs. Humphry Ward.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flick v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flicked p. pr. & vb. n. Flicking.]
 1. To whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots.
 2. To throw, snap, or toss with a jerk; to flirt; as, to flick a whiplash.
    Rude boys were flicking butter pats across chaos.    --Kipling.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he
           gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of
           a whip"
      2: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of
         images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they
         went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot
         on location" [syn: movie, film, picture, moving
         picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture
         show, picture show, pic]
      v 1: flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off" [syn:
      2: look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed
         through the report"; "She leafed through the volume" [syn:
          flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff]
      3: cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic" [syn: flip]
      4: throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper
         across the table"; "jerk his head" [syn: jerk]
      5: shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered" [syn: flicker]
      6: twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked" [syn: ruffle, riffle]
      7: cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers" [syn: snap,
      8: touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his
      9: remove with a flick (of the hand, for example)