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a flash of lightning
The bomb exploded with a blinding flash.
The little bird swooped down with a flash of blue.
It's a dull book but there are occasional flashes of insight.
a flash of anger/humour/panic
the flash of a knife
Last year's 2.5 per cent growth was no flash in the pan.
She was at his side in a flash.
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American English version of definition of flash
a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
a very light type of cake made with flour, eggs, and sugar
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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Definition of flash from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.