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Word: flicker

Definition: burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement


Sentences Containing 'flicker'

'After a time, too, I came to connect these wells with tall towers standing here and there upon the slopes; for above them there was often just such a flicker in the air as one sees on a hot day above a sun-scorched beach.
After the second it spends the winter in the larval stage, to flicker the next spring.
All Creative Vado and Creative Vado HD units feature a tripod mount, anti-AC-flicker feature which can be set for 50 Hz and 60 Hz regions, as well as RCA TV out functionality.
But they sailed into digging anyway by the flicker of the lightning, and sent a man to the nearest house, a half a mile off, to borrow one.
I did so, and eking out the flicker with a scrap of paper from my pocket, I made good my retreat to the narrow tunnel.
If the atmosphere were composed of oxygen alone, the merest flicker of a match would set the whole world ablaze.
It was also released on DVD by Flicker Alley.
Sometimes he smiled, and it was good to see; but when he straightened himself up like a liberty-pole, and the lightning begun to flicker out from under his eyebrows, you wanted to climb a tree first, and find out what the matter was afterwards.
The album was released on March 4, 2008 on Flicker Records.
The low 60 Hz refresh rate is used in all except 3072x768 resolution which makes it unsuitable for CRT monitors (however, the severities of flicker perceived by viewers depend on other factors).
The upward flow of his lines and the flame like flicker of his light masses thrills one in much the same way as watching a flaring fire.
The X series is a collection of compilation albums and DVDs released by BEC Recordings promoting Christian rock music from bands signed to Capitol Christian Music Group, specifically Tooth Nail Records, Solid State Records, Gotee Records, ForeFront Records, Sparrow Records, Fervent Records, Flicker Records, Essential Records, Inpop Records and INO Records.
Unbreakable is the third full-length studio album released by Christian rock band Fireflight, but second full-length to be released on Flicker Records.

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