v. 眨眼; 闪烁
When you blink or when you blink your eyes, you shut your eyes and very quickly open them again.
Kathryn blinked and forced a smile...
Suddenly, Momma's eyes blinked...
When a light blinks, it flashes on and off.
Green and yellow lights blinked on the surface of the harbour...
A warning light blinked on.
If you say that something happens in the blink of an eye, you mean that it happens very quickly.
It was all over in the blink of an eye.
If a machine goes on the blink, it stops working properly.
...an old TV that's on the blink.
1. a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
1. briefly shut the eyes;
2. force to go away by blinking;
3. gleam or glow intermittently;
in the blink of an eye (或 in a blink)
not blink an eye
on the blink
He didn't blink at the idea of leaving his home and going far away.
You cannot blink the fact that the refugees are suffering.
The rapid movement of an object towards the eye triggers the blink reflex.
My television is on the blink.
Two hundred years seems like the blink of an eye in the history of Chinese civilization.