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flick·er

(flik'ĕr),
The visual sensation caused by stimulation of the retina by a series of intermittent light flashes occurring at a certain rate.
See also: flicker fusion, critical flicker fusion frequency.

flicker

A rapid, transient and intermittent photic discharge sensed in a visual field.

flicker

The visual sensation of alternating intervals of brightness caused by rhythmic interruption of light stimuli.

flicker

Perception produced when the retina is stimulated by an intermittent light stimulus which fluctuates between a frequency of a few hertz and the critical fusion frequency.
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Flickers eat a variety of berries between fall and spring (Wiebe and Moore, 2008), some of which may contain seeds with secondary plant metabolites.
Therefore, if Flickers used fine-textured soils to ameliorate the effects of consuming dietary toxins, this alone may explain the reason for geophagy.
To determine how often Flickers consume soil, for what specific dietary purpose, and to what evolutionary end, requires further investigation.
Food and predation risk as factors related to foraging locations of Northern Flickers.
Ephemeral food resources and high conspecific densities as factors explaining lack of feeding territories in Northern Flickers (Colaptes auratus).
Lack of diet segregation during breeding by male and female Northern Flickers foraging on ants.
Although entertainment hardware has improved with digital technology, such as plasma screens and broadband networks, and reduced the flicker, we still have analogue sets and have to monitor the content.
We have three drag flickers in the team, which is a rare possibility in any other team, and the forward line is very good, all the three drag flickers are in the defence," Singh said.
Cost is $45 for members of Clickers and Flickers, $50 for nonmembers.
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