What does blinking mean?

Definitions for blinking
blink·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word blinking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation(adj)

    a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly

  2. blinking, winking(adj)

    closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly

    "he stood blinking in the bright sunlight"

  3. bally(a), blinking(a), bloody(a), blooming(a), crashing(a), flaming(a), fucking(a)(adj)

    informal intensifiers

    "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot"

Wiktionary

  1. blinking(Adjective)

    That or who blinks or blink.

    a blinking light

  2. blinking(Adjective)

    (British euphemistic slang) Bloody (in the coarse slang sense)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blinking

    of Blink

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Blinking

    Brief closing of the eyelids by involuntary normal periodic closing, as a protective measure, or by voluntary action.

How to pronounce blinking?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say blinking in sign language?

  1. blinking

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of blinking in a Sentence

  1. Dick Gregory:

    Nature is not affected by finance. If someone offered you ten thousand dollars to let them touch your eyeball without blinking, you would never collect the money. At the very last moment, Nature would force you to blink your eye. Nature will protect her own.

  2. Dan Coats:

    The warning signs are there, the system is blinking. It is why I believe we are at a critical point. Today, the digital infrastructure that serves this country is literally under attack.

  3. Giuseppe Pomilla:

    We couldn't understand if he was alive or dead. He had his eyes wide open looking at us. He was not blinking, not moving or talking. We only realized he was alive when he grabbed us suddenly.

  4. Dan Coats:

    The warning signs are there, the system is blinking. It is why I believe we are at a critical point.

  5. Stephen Worrell:

    But there is some uncertainty about whether the yuan devaluation is part of a controlled stimulus plan or a sign that Beijing is blinking in the face of greater weakness to come, and uncertainty always warrants caution.

Images & Illustrations of blinking

  1. blinking

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