Definition of FLASH

  1. (verb)gleam or glow intermittently
  2. (verb)appear briefly
  3. (verb)display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
  4. (verb)make known or cause to appear with great speed
  5. (verb)run or move very quickly or hastily
  6. (verb)expose or show briefly
  7. (verb)protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal
  8. (verb)emit a brief burst of light
  9. (noun)a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  10. (noun)a momentary brightness
  11. (noun)a short vivid experience
  12. (noun)a sudden brilliant understanding
  13. (noun)a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
  14. (noun)a gaudy outward display
  15. (noun)a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
  16. (noun)a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story
  17. (noun)a bright patch of color used for decoration or identification
  18. (noun)a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
  19. (adj)tastelessly showy