blink of an eye

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Synonyms for blink of an eye

a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

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La Paloma contains the voluptuous plenum of romantic madness as well as the deflating revelation that losing yourself in another person is always a story that happens in a champagne glass, in the blink of an eye.
a dance for three women that aptly matches the sweet lewdness of Henry Purcell's Tavern Songs, is a plie that turns into a squat, making the dancer seem both vulnerable and vulgar within the blink of an eye.
EVault received an abundance of entries - some tragic, some funny and some just arcane - but all demonstrating the myriad of ways data can disappear forever and in the blink of an eye," said Phil Gilmour, president and CEO of EVault, Inc.
Along with virtual reality views of the battlefield, computers will monitor weather and terrain conditions before making pinpoint adjustments to missiles - all in the blink of an eye.
A San Franciscan can say only he knew for a split second what winning a World Series feels like, for the blink of an eye it took for a line drive to go from Willie McCovey's bat to Bobby Richardson's glove on this very date in 1962.
In the blink of an eye four couples transform into one quartet of men and one of women.
A high-speed network capable of processing payment transactions at the blink of an eye and providing real-time access to store information "is becoming required infrastructure for remaining competitive," Fry said.
He says of the night he died: it was all so fast and in the blink of an eye.
In the ultrafast world of microelectronics,the blink of an eye seems to last a century.
Visitors can soar above our world and journey anywhere throughout our visible universe -- all in the blink of an eye.
Too bad because her story is an important, fascinating chapter in this country's military history - a chapter that has never had the full recognition it deserves because, in historical terms, it came and went in the blink of an eye - from 1942 to 1948.
Complex compliance processes are now provided in the blink of an eye and at a price point that allows access to small and medium-sized lenders.
For a blink of an eye there, I thought, 'I've got to get the next one, or this dream is over,' '' Jones said.