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

 wink /ˈwɪŋk/

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

 wink /ˈwɪŋk/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wink v. i. [imp. & p. p. Winked p. pr. & vb. n. Winking.]
 1. To nod; to sleep; to nap.  [Obs.] “Although I wake or wink.”
 2. To shut the eyes quickly; to close the eyelids with a quick motion.
    He must wink, so loud he would cry.   --Chaucer.
    And I will wink, so shall the day seem night.   --Shak.
    They are not blind, but they wink.   --Tillotson.
 3. To close and open the eyelids quickly; to nictitate; to blink.
    A baby of some three months old, who winked, and turned aside its little face from the too vivid light of day.   --Hawthorne.
 4. To give a hint by a motion of the eyelids, often those of one eye only.
    Wink at the footman to leave him without a plate.   --Swift.
 5. To avoid taking notice, as if by shutting the eyes; to connive at anything; to be tolerant; -- generally with at.
    The times of this ignorance God winked at.   --Acts xvii. 30.
 And yet, as though he knew it not,
 His knowledge winks, and lets his humors reign.   --Herbert.
    Obstinacy can not be winked at, but must be subdued.   --Locke.
 6. To be dim and flicker; as, the light winks.
 Winking monkey Zool., the white-nosed monkey (Cersopithecus nictitans).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wink, v. t. To cause (the eyes) to wink.[Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wink, n.
 1. The act of closing, or closing and opening, the eyelids quickly; hence, the time necessary for such an act; a moment.
    I have not slept one wink.   --Shak.
    I could eclipse and cloud them with a wink.   --Donne.
 2. A hint given by shutting the eye with a significant cast.
 The stockjobber thus from Change Alley goes down,
 And tips you, the freeman, a wink.   --Swift.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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" [syn: blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant,
            jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, New
           York minute]
      2: closing one eye quickly as a signal
      3: a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly [syn: blink,
          eye blink, blinking, winking, nictitation, nictation]
      v 1: signal by winking; "She winked at him"
      2: gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
         [syn: flash, blink, twinkle, winkle]
      3: briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to
         blink" [syn: blink, nictitate, nictate]
      4: force to go away by blinking; "blink away tears" [syn: blink,
          blink away]