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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictationadjective

    a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly

  2. blinking, winkingadjective

    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)adjective

    informal intensifiers

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

Wiktionary

  1. blinkingadjective

    That or who blinks or blink.

    a blinking light

  2. blinkingadjective

    (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.

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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. The President:

    I'm here to say, the warning lights are blinking red again, dHS does not have evidence of the fact that anywhere near what happened in 2016.

  2. Resident Carla Jackson:

    First there were real high winds and then a loud boom, and next thing you know the lights started blinking. We heard the transformer blow, then another transformer blow, and then it just went black.

  3. Carolyn Maloney:

    The threats, I would say, were everywhere, the Norfolk Field FBI office notified The Norfolk Field FBI office. The Washington Post and other newspapers were writing about The Washington Post. The Washington Post was on radio, The Washington Post was on television, The Washington Post was on other social media streams. The system was blinking red.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Sometimes principles must be quitted without blinking en eye to discover the new paths!

  5. Dan Coats:

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

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