HyperDic: twinkling

English > 2 senses of the word twinkling:
ADJECTIVEalltwinklingshining intermittently with a sparkling light
NOUNtimetwinkling, blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, wink, New York minutea very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
twinkling > pronunciation
Soundstwih'ngkahlihng; twih'ngklihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > twinkling: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshining intermittently with a sparkling light.
Example"twinkling stars"
Broaderbrightemitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
Spanishcentelleante
Catalancentellejant
English > twinkling: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat).
Synonymsblink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, wink, New York minute
Broadermoment, mo, minute, second, bitAn indefinitely short time
Spanishinstante, momento, parpadeo, periquete, santiamén, segundo
Catalanflash, instant, pensament, segon, tres i no res

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