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Meaning of wink

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

      n 1: a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to 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},
           {wink}, {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}, {wink}, {winking},
         {nictitation}, {nictation}]
      v 1: signal by winking; "She winked at him"
      2: gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
         [syn: {flash}, {blink}, {wink}, {twinkle}, {winkle}]
      3: briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to
         blink" [syn: {blink}, {wink}, {nictitate}, {nictate}]
      4: force to go away by blinking; "blink away tears" [syn:
         {wink}, {blink}, {blink away}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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