1. Flashy, showy
2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of flashy people or things
3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of persons considered social outcasts
4. Of sudden origin and short duration
By very brief exposure to an intense altering agent (as heat or cold)
ETYM Old Eng. flasche, flaske; cf. Old Fren. flache, French flaque.
1. A lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph; SYN. photoflash, flash lamp, flashgun, flashbulb.
2. A short vivid experience; SYN. flashing.
3. A sudden brilliant understanding.
4. A sudden intense burst of radiant energy.
A vector graphics file format (extension .swf) developed by Macromedia to enable designers to add animation and interactivity to multimedia Web pages. Flash files can be played back with a downloadable Shockwave plug-in or a Java program. The file format has been released by Macromedia as an open standard for the Internet.
1. To appear briefly.
2. To emit a brief burst of light.
3. To expose or show briefly.
4. To gleam or glow intermittently; SYN. blink, wink, twinkle, winkle.
5. To make known or cause to appear with great speed.
6. To protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal, as of parts of roofs.