A web definition for flash.
- a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
- a momentary brightness
- gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
- a short vivid experience; "a flash of emotion swept over him"; "the flashings of pain were a warning"
- appear briefly; "The headlines flashed on the screen"
- a sudden brilliant understanding; "he had a flash of intuition"
- flaunt: display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously; "he showed off his new sports car"
- blink of an eye: a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"
- make known or cause to appear with great speed; "The latest intelligence is flashed to all command posts"
- ostentation: a gaudy outward display
- dart: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
- flare: a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
- expose or show briefly; "he flashed a $100 bill"
- news bulletin: a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story
- protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal; "flash the roof"