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

 flick·er /ˈflɪkɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 flick·er /ˈflɪkɚ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flick·er v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flickered p. pr. & vb. n. Flickering.]
 1. To flutter; to flap the wings without flying.
    And flickering on her nest made short essays to sing.   --Dryden.
 2. To waver unsteadily, like a flame in a current of air, or when about to expire; as, the flickering light.
    The shadows flicker to fro.   --Tennyson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flick·er, n.
 1. The act of wavering or of fluttering; fluctuation; sudden and brief increase of brightness; as, the last flicker of the dying flame.
 2. Zool. The golden-winged woodpecker (Colaptes aurutus); -- so called from its spring note. Called also yellow-hammer, high-holder, pigeon woodpecker, and yucca.
    The cackle of the flicker among the oaks.   --Thoureau.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a momentary flash of light [syn: spark, glint]
      2: North American woodpecker
      3: the act of moving back and forth [syn: waver, flutter]
      v 1: move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
           [syn: waver, flitter, flutter, quiver]
      2: shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered" [syn: flick]
      3: flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off" [syn: