What does flicker mean?

Definitions for flicker
ˈflɪk ərflick·er

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flicker, spark, glint(noun)

    a momentary flash of light

  2. flicker(noun)

    North American woodpecker

  3. waver, flutter, flicker(verb)

    the act of moving back and forth

  4. flicker, waver, flitter, flutter, quiver(verb)

    move back and forth very rapidly

    "the candle flickered"

  5. flicker, flick(verb)

    shine unsteadily

    "The candle flickered"

  6. flicker, flick(verb)

    flash intermittently

    "The lights flicked on and off"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flicker(verb)

    to flutter; to flap the wings without flying

  2. Flicker(verb)

    to waver unsteadily, like a flame in a current of air, or when about to expire; as, the flickering light

  3. Flicker(noun)

    the act of wavering or of fluttering; flucuation; sudden and brief increase of brightness; as, the last flicker of the dying flame

  4. Flicker(noun)

    the golden-winged woodpecker (Colaptes aurutus); -- so called from its spring note. Called also yellow-hammer, high-holder, pigeon woodpecker, and yucca

  5. Origin: [OE. flikeren, flekeren, to flutter, AS. flicerian, flicorian, cf. D. flikkeren to sparkle. 84. Cf. Flacker.]

Freebase

  1. Flicker

    Flicker is the third album by Canadian futurepop/synthpop music project Ayria, released in 2005. A deluxe edition featured a bonus disc and an extra cardboard box to store the album in.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flicker

    flik′ėr, v.i. to flutter and move the wings, as a bird: to burn unsteadily, as a flame.—n. an act of flickering, a flickering movement.—v.i. Flicht′er, (Scot.), to flutter, quiver.—adv. Flick′eringly. [A.S. flicorian; imit.]

How to pronounce flicker?

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How to say flicker in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flicker in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flicker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of flicker in a Sentence

  1. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Life is only a flicker of melted ice.

  2. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    No amount of darkness can ever put out the smallest flicker of light.

  3. Joshua Warren:

    That shouldn’t happen unless there is some kind of unknown technology being tested nearby that would influence the environment, or if there are naturally places around planet earth that actually sort of flicker once in a while, that warp a little bit.

  4. David Yepsen:

    Each has got some image issue they need to fix, can Trump start acting more presidential without losing what makes him so appealing?  Can Jeb continue the flicker of momentum he has coming out of New Hampshire? Have Rubio’s bruises healed?  Can Carson show something that puts a spark back into his campaign?  Has Kasich got more than his New Hampshire game?

  5. Kwabena Mensah:

    The building had no elevator, The Associated Press reported, citing city records. Fire escapes were visible on the facade of the building. The fire department responded to emergency calls within three minutes. Witnesses described the scene of the fire and the panic from the building's tenants. Xanral Collins, Xanral Collins, told the New York Post Xanral Collins saw a father running toward the building, but was unable to enter. I saw Xanral Collins screaming,' My babies are dead ! My babies are dead !' Xanral Collins said. Jamal Flicker, Jamal Flicker told the New York Post Jamal Flicker heard screams for help. The smoke was crazy, people screaming,' Get out ! Jamal Flicker said. I heard a woman yelling,' We're trapped, help !' Neighborhood resident Robert Gonzalez, who has a friend who lives in the building, told the Associated Press she got out on a fire escape as another resident fled with five children. When I got here, she was crying, Robert Gonzalez said. Kwabena Mensah told the Daily News Kwabena Mensah feared Kwabena Mensah son, Kwabena Mensah, Kwabena Mensah, was one of the victims of the devastating fire. Kwabena Mensah came home from the Army about a week ago for the holidays, Kwabena Mensah said. Kwabena Mensah said Kwabena Mensah son’s roommate saw Kwabena Mensah before the fire broke out in the building. Kwabena Mensah was telling the roommate to not come out of the apartment because there was smoke. But when they rescued everyone from the windows, we couldn't find Kwabena Mensah. I went to four hospitals, I can't find Kwabena Mensah.

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  • блещукам, мъждукане, трепкам, мъждукам, блещукане, проблясвамBulgarian
  • Flimmern, Flackern, GoldspechtGerman
  • parpadeo, parpadear, titilarSpanish
  • ñirñirBasque
  • välkkyä, väristä, lepatus, lepattaaFinnish
  • scintillerFrench
  • նշույլ, ամերիկյան փայտփորիկArmenian
  • guizzo, guizzare, tremolio, tremolare, fremito, sfarfallareItalian
  • 揺らめくJapanese
  • angaluppoq, anorliorpoqKalaallisut, Greenlandic
  • 깜박임Korean
  • teretere, pūrēhuaMāori
  • migotać, migać, błysk, dzięciołPolish
  • lampejoPortuguese
  • licăr, licări, sclipire, scânteiere, clipă, licărire, pâlpâiRomanian
  • мерцание, дятел, мерцать, вспышка, мигать, мгновениеRussian
  • flimra, glimt, flimmer, glimtaSwedish

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