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Meanings of Flash back:

phrasal verb

Return in time

Meanings of Flash-flood:

noun

A sudden, severe flood, usually caused by a heavy rain that falls over a short period of time

Meanings of Flashback:

noun

A scene in a film, novel, etc. set in a time earlier than the main story.

Usage examples:

In a series of flashbacks, we follow the pair through their teenage years
verb

Move to a scene in a film, novel, etc. that is set in a time earlier than the main story.

Usage examples:

We flashbacked to a pivotal, defining moment in his life

Flashbacks

ˈflæʃ.bæk

Meanings of Flashbacks:

noun

A scene in a film, novel, etc. set in a time earlier than the main story.

Usage examples:

In a series of flashbacks, we follow the pair through their teenage years
verb

Move to a scene in a film, novel, etc. that is set in a time earlier than the main story.

Usage examples:

We flashbacked to a pivotal, defining moment in his life

Meanings of Flashboard:

noun

A board used for sending more water from a mill dam into a mill race.

Usage examples:

Collecting activities were seriously curtailed in the 1930s when two flashboards, or risers, were a…

Meanings of Flashbulb:

noun

A bulb for a flashgun, of a type that is used only once.

Usage examples:

Suddenly flashbulbs were popping and whole rolls of film were squeezed off in seconds

Flashbulbs

ˈflæʃ.bʌlb

Meanings of Flashbulbs:

noun

A bulb for a flashgun, of a type that is used only once.

Usage examples:

Suddenly flashbulbs were popping and whole rolls of film were squeezed off in seconds

Flashcube

ˈflaʃkjuːb

Meanings of Flashcube:

noun

A set of four flashbulbs arranged in a cube and operated in turn.

Usage examples:

It was a blur of revolving red lights on idling cars, and stern blue-uniformed men, and flashcubes …

Meanings of Flashcubes:

noun

A set of four flashbulbs arranged in a cube and operated in turn.

Usage examples:

It was a blur of revolving red lights on idling cars, and stern blue-uniformed men, and flashcubes …

Flasher

flaʃ

Meanings of Flasher:

noun

An automatic device causing a light to flash on and off rapidly.

Usage examples:

We slowed down, turned our emergency flashers on, and continued up the hill until we came upon the …
adjective

Ostentatiously stylish or expensive.

Usage examples:

A flash new car

Flashers

ˈflaʃə

Meanings of Flashers:

noun

An automatic device causing a light to flash on and off rapidly.

Usage examples:

We slowed down, turned our emergency flashers on, and continued up the hill until we came upon the …

Flashes

flæʃ

Meanings of Flashes:

verb

Shine in a bright but brief, sudden, or intermittent way.

Usage examples:

Lightning flashed overhead
noun

A sudden brief burst of bright light.

Usage examples:

A flash of lightning
adjective

Ostentatiously stylish or expensive.

Usage examples:

A flash new car

Meanings of Flashflood:

noun

A sudden local flood, typically due to heavy rain.

Meanings of Flashforward:

noun

A scene in a film, novel, etc. that is set in a time later than the main story.

Usage examples:

The flashforward hinted that an engagement could be in the foreseeable future
verb

Move to a scene in a film, novel, etc. that is set in a time later than the main story.

Usage examples:

We flashforward to two weeks later

Flashforwards

ˌflaʃˈfɔːwəd

Meanings of Flashforwards:

verb

A scene in a film, novel, etc. that is set in a time later than the main story.

Usage examples:

The flashforward hinted that an engagement could be in the foreseeable future

Flashgun

ˈflæʃ.ɡʌn

Meanings of Flashgun:

noun

A device which gives a brief flash of intense light, used for taking photographs indoors or in poor light.

Usage examples:

I make 30 exposures, my flashguns lighting up the fray, a turmoil of thrashing tails and boiling sa…

Meanings of Flashguns:

noun

A device which gives a brief flash of intense light, used for taking photographs indoors or in poor light.

Usage examples:

I make 30 exposures, my flashguns lighting up the fray, a turmoil of thrashing tails and boiling sa…

Flashier

ˈflaʃi

Meanings of Flashier:

adjective

Ostentatiously attractive or impressive.

Usage examples:

He always had a flashy car

Flashiest

ˈflæʃ.i

Meanings of Flashiest:

adjective

Ostentatiously attractive or impressive.

Usage examples:

He always had a flashy car

Flashily

ˈflæʃ.əl.i

Meanings of Flashily:

adverb

In a way that looks too bright, big, and expensive, and is intended to get attention and admiration

Usage examples:

Flashily dressed, he's expensive, but not all his clients live flashily.

Flashiness

ˈflæʃ.i.nəs

Meanings of Flashiness:

noun

The quality of looking too bright, big, and expensive in a way that is intended to get attention and admiration

Usage examples:

There is a pleasing lack of flashiness for an expensive resort., the only hint of flashiness was a …

Flashing

flæʃ

Meanings of Flashing:

adjective

Shining in a bright but brief, sudden, or intermittent way.

Usage examples:

A police car with a flashing light
noun

Brief, sudden, and intermittent bursts of bright light.

Usage examples:

He was woken up by the police sirens and the flashing of lights
verb

Shine in a bright but brief, sudden, or intermittent way.

Usage examples:

Lightning flashed overhead

Meanings of Flashings:

noun

A strip of metal used to stop water penetrating the junction of a roof with another surface.

Usage examples:

Flashings around chimneys
adjective

Shining in a bright but brief, sudden, or intermittent way.

Usage examples:

A police car with a flashing light

Meanings of Flashlamp:

noun

A portable flashing electric lamp such as a flashgun.

Meanings of Flashlamps:

noun

A portable flashing electric lamp such as a flashgun.

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