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Definitions for flashback
ˈflæʃˌbækflash·back

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flashbacknoun

    a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story

  2. flashbacknoun

    an unexpected but vivid recurrence of a past experience (especially a recurrence of the effects of an hallucinogenic drug taken much earlier)

GCIDE

  1. flashbacknoun

    An unusually vivid recollection of a prior experience, often one that is traumatic, such as scenes from combat or a criminal assault, or induced by hallucinogenic drugs such as LSD; when accompanied by hallucinations it is called flashback hallucinosis.

Wiktionary

  1. flashbacknoun

    a dramatic device in which an earlier event is inserted into the normal chronological flow of a narrative

  2. flashbacknoun

    a vivid mental image of a past trauma, especially one that recurs

  3. flashbacknoun

    a similar recurrence of the effects of a hallucinogenic drug

Freebase

  1. Flashback

    Flashback is a box set compilation by Electric Light Orchestra.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flashback in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flashback in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of flashback in a Sentence

  1. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald:

    Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said at a news conference in October. FLASHBACK : James Closs FAMILY, COMMUNITY HOLD OUT HOPE 2 MONTHS AFTER TEENS DISAPPEARANCE Emergencylogsreleased days laterappeared to indicate that the cell phone of James Closs mother, 46-year-old Denise Closs, placed the call and that James Closs, 56-year-old James Closs, answered the door and was the first to be fatally shot. No one talked on that call and we dont know who made it. We heard voices but we cant make out what was said, we do believe James Closs was home at the time the call was made. Detectives pursued thousands of tips, watched dozens of surveillance videos and conducted numerous searches in the effort to find the girl. James Closs, 13, vanished on Oct. 15 after her parents were fatally shot at their home in Barron County, located about 80 miles northeast of Minneapolis. ( Courtesy of Barron County Sheriff's Department via AP, File) Roughly two weeks after she disappeared, a man identified as Kyle Jaenke-Annis, 32, was arrested for allegedly burglarizing the James Closs home. He was reportedly found with two girls tank tops, underwear, and a dress. However, Barron County officials cleared him of any involvement in the teens disappearance. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The sheriff previously said his office was receiving around 25 tips per day regarding James Closs disappearance. Hed been confident that James Closs was alive somewhere.

  2. Alex Burkan:

    This is a first prototype so it has lots of limitations, it works for only 30 seconds on full power, the hydrogen torch is not as stable as it could be and you can easily see it when it moves. Sometimes the lightsaber just blows up in your hand because of hydrogen flashback.

  3. Laura Zorc:

    What I'm hearing from parents is that it's a flashback to the beginning of 2021, and they're ready to challenge this, …Based on the science, we know that the mental health of children and the learning loss is greater than the risk of COVID.

  4. Alice Mwanza:

    After we were discharged, I was given some pills to calm down and later at home I had this scary flashback of that human leg flying. I had to sleep with my lights on.

  5. Wendy Murphy:

    Herring said in a statement. The fact that Republican attorneys general are suing to block the ERA, and that they now have the support of the Trump Administration, is absolutely repugnant. FLASHBACK: WHY THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT IS A FEMINIST DISASTER On Tuesday, supporters of the ERAfiled a federal lawsuitin Massachusetts aimed at clearing a legal path for adoption of the amendment. The lawsuit argues that because the deadline was set forth in legislation authorizing states to ratify the amendment and not in the three-sentence amendment itself its not constitutionally binding and Virginias vote would put the amendment over the top. We are not surprised that the Trump administration acted swiftly to declare its opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment.

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Translations for flashback

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  • فلاش باكArabic
  • tilbageblikDanish
  • Flashback, RückblendeGerman
  • escena retrospectiva, analepsisSpanish
  • فلاشبکPersian
  • muistikuva, takaumaFinnish
  • retour en arrière, flashbackFrench
  • स्मरणHindi
  • visszapillantásHungarian
  • flashbackItalian
  • フラッシュバックJapanese
  • ಫ್ಲ್ಯಾಷ್ಬ್ಯಾಕ್Kannada
  • flashbackLatin
  • imbas kembaliMalay
  • wspomnieniePolish
  • flashbackPortuguese
  • privire retrospectivăRomanian
  • [[взгляд]] [[в]] [[прошлое]], [[обратный]] [[кадр]], флэшбэ́к, ретроспе́кция, ретроспекти́ва, воспомина́ние, ретроспекцияRussian
  • ஃப்ளாஷ்பேக்Tamil

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