Denizione di  flash - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua flash



flash (third-person singular simple present flashes, present participle flashing, simple past and past participle flashed)

  1. To briefly illuminate a scene.
    He flashed the light at the water, trying to see what made the noise.
  2. To blink; to shine or illuminate intermittently.
    The light flashed on and off.
  3. To be visible briefly.
    The scenery flashed by quickly.
  4. To make visible briefly.
    A number will be flashed on the screen.
  5. To flaunt; to display in a showy manner.
    He flashed a wad of hundred-dollar bills.
  6. To communicate quickly.
    The news services flashed the news about the end of the war to all corners of the globe.
  7. (computing) To write to the memory of an updatable component such as a BIOS chip or games cartridge.
  8. (ambitransitive, informal) To expose ones naked body or underwear, or part of it, in public briefly.
  9. (metallurgy) To release the pressure from a pressurized vessel.
  10. (juggling) to perform a flash.
  11. To move, or cause to move, suddenly
    • 2011 January 11, Jonathan Stevenson, “West Ham 2 - 1 Birmingham”, BBC:
      But they survived some real pressure as David Murphy flashed a header inches wide of Rob Greens right-hand post...

flash (plural flashes)

  1. A sudden, short, temporary burst of light.
  2. (linguistics) A language, created by a repressed minority to maintain cultural identity, that cannot be understood by the ruling class; for example, Ebonics.
  3. A very short amount of time.
    • 1876, Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,
      Quick—something must be done! done in a flash, too! But the very imminence of the emergency paralyzed his invention.
    • 2011, Phil McNulty, Euro 2012: Montenegro 2-2 England [1]
      Fabio Capello insisted Rooney was in the right frame of mind to play in stormy Podgorica despite his fathers arrest on Thursday in a probe into alleged betting irregularities, but his flash of temper - when he kicked out at Miodrag Dzudovic - suggested otherwise.
  4. Material left around the edge of a moulded part at the parting line of the mould.
  5. (Cockney) The strips of bright cloth or buttons worn around the collars of market traders.
  6. (juggling) A pattern where each prop is thrown and caught only once.

flash (comparative more flash, superlative most flash)

  1. (UK and New Zealand, slang) Expensive looking and attention worthy; stylish.
  2. (UK, of a person) Having plenty of ready money

Definizione italiano>inglese flash

Traduzione 'veloce'

flash fotografico ,flash ,lampo ,bagliore ,balenare

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