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phrasal verb [transitive] American informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyflash on
he/she/itflashes on
present participleflashing on
past tenseflashed on
past participleflashed on
  1. flash on something to realize or remember something

    I suddenly flashed on the fact that the two were related.

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