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Meaning of flick

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      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 short stroke
      3: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and 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}, {flick}]
      v 1: flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off" [syn:
           {flicker}, {flick}]
      2: look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed
         through the report"; "She leafed through the volume" [syn:
         {flick}, {flip}, {thumb}, {riffle}, {leaf}, {riff}]
      3: cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic" [syn:
         {flip}, {flick}]
      4: throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper
         across the table"; "jerk his head" [syn: {jerk}, {flick}]
      5: shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered" [syn: {flicker},
      6: twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked" [syn: {flick},
         {ruffle}, {riffle}]
      7: cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers" [syn:
         {snap}, {click}, {flick}]
      8: touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his
      9: remove with a flick (of the hand)

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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