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BLINK, verb intransitive

1. To wink; to twinkle with the eye.

2. To see obscurely. Johnson. Is it not to see with the eyes half shut, or with frequent winking, as a person with weak eyes?

One eye was blinking and one leg was lame.

BLINK, noun A glimpse or glance.

BLINK, noun blink of ice, is the dazzling whiteness about the horizon, occasioned by the reflection of light from fields of ice at sea.