Flashes Synonyms & Definitions

Synonyms are words that have the same or almost the same meaning and the definition is the detailed explanation of the word. This page will help you out finding the Definition & Synonyms of hundreds of words mentioned on this page. Check out the page and learn more about the English vocabulary.

• FlashesDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (pl. ) of Flash

• FlashDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. i.) To break forth, as a sudden flood of light; to burst instantly and brightly on the sight; to show a momentary brilliancy; to come or pass like a flash.
  2. (n.) A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning.
  3. (n.) A preparation of capsicum, burnt sugar, etc., for coloring and giving a fictious strength to liquors.
  4. (n.) A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary brightness or show.
  5. (a.) Showy, but counterfeit; cheap, pretentious, and vulgar; as, flash jewelry; flash finery.
  6. (n.) The time during which a flash is visible; an instant; a very brief period.
  7. (n.) To strike and throw up large bodies of water from the surface; to splash.
  8. (n.) To trick up in a showy manner.
  9. (v. i.) To burst forth like a sudden flame; to break out violently; to rush hastily.
  10. (n.) A reservoir and sluiceway beside a navigable stream, just above a shoal, so that the stream may pour in water as boats pass, and thus bear them over the shoal.
  11. (v. t.) To send out in flashes; to cause to burst forth with sudden flame or light.
  12. (a.) Wearing showy, counterfeit ornaments; vulgarly pretentious; as, flash people; flash men or women; -- applied especially to thieves, gamblers, and prostitutes that dress in a showy way and wear much cheap jewelry.
  13. (v. t.) To cover with a thin layer, as objects of glass with glass of a different color. See Flashing, n., 3 (b).
  14. (n.) A pool.
  15. (v. t.) To convey as by a flash; to light up, as by a sudden flame or light; as, to flash a message along the wires; to flash conviction on the mind.
  16. (v. i.) To burst or break forth with a sudden and transient flood of flame and light; as, the lighting flashes vividly; the powder flashed.
  17. (n.) Slang or cant of thieves and prostitutes.