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Synonyms for flash

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Synonyms for flash

a momentary brightness

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a short vivid experience

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a sudden brilliant understanding

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

a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate

a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story

a bright patch of color used for decoration or identification

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a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph

gleam or glow intermittently

appear briefly

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make known or cause to appear with great speed

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expose or show briefly

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protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal

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emit a brief burst of light

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Researchers have suspected that the body thermostat of women who suffer from hot flashes somehow goes awry once the ovaries cease making the female sex hormone estrogen.
To objectively measure hot flashes, the researchers wired their volunteers with electrodes hooked up to a computer system that recorded an electrical measure of sweating.
We feel this patent is a valuable asset, as several scientific publications have demonstrated gabapentin's potential as an effective therapy for reducing menopausal hot flashes.
Carl Pelzel, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Depomed added, "We are excited about our late stage franchise in pain and believe the hot flash indication has the potential to be developed quickly by leveraging data already generated on our compound in other programs and by referring to the many publications supporting gabapentin use in treating hot flashes.
Schaefer suggests that some flashes could be outbursts from ordinary-looking but temperamental stars.
He lists those stars whose flashes he thinks least likely to be flukes.
This feature allows the Speedlite 580EX flash to maximize the efficiency of its light distribution and produce more flashes from a set of batteries.
7 seconds and increases the number of full-power flashes per charge from approximately 100 to 432.
The first generation of camera phones have 'fun' flashes that light up when you take a picture but deliver virtually the same results as taking a photo with no flash at all because their beam is so weak," said Julian Carey, Lumileds Business Development Manager.
Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX uses 4 AA-size alkaline, lithium, Ni-Cd or Ni-MH batteries and is compatible with Canon's auxiliary power packs, Compact Battery Pack CP-E2 and Transistor Pack E for faster recycling and a greater number of flashes per charge for extended shooting sessions.
Similar to the wireless system in the EOS-3, the strategically placed off-camera 550EX flashes are fired in sync with the Macro Ring Lite with no need for connecting cords.
Tripod's Info Flashes turn homepages into personal information centers, offering a wide range of customizable and frequently updated content from Reuters and other sources.