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blink

(blink),
To close and open the eyelids rapidly; an involuntary act by which the tears are spread over the conjunctiva, keeping it moist.
Synonym(s): wink

wink

(wingk)
To close and open the eyes rapidly; an involuntary act by which the tears are spread over the conjunctiva, keeping it moist.
[A.S. wincian]

wink

(wingk)
The brief, voluntary closure of one eye.

wink 

The rapid, voluntary closure and opening of one eye. See blink.
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Wid that I giv'd her a big wink jist to say, "lit Sir Pathrick alone for the likes o' them thricks," and thin I wint aisy to work, and you'd have died wid the divarsion to behould how cliverly I slipped my right arm betwane the back o' the sofy, and the back of her leddyship, and there, sure enough, I found a swate little flipper all a waiting to say, "the tip o' the mornin' to ye, Sir Pathrick O'Grandison, Barronitt.
Well, forty winks will do you no harm," the Master said, and left me.
The names of those present on this occasion are unimportant, but they had been known to generations of school-boys as Sighs, Tar, Winks, Squirts, and Pat.
It was Winks who summed up the general impression and put it into a form they all felt conclusively damning.
The coaxing tone in which he said these latter words might have failed in its object, if he had not accompanied them with sundry sharp jerks of his thumb over one shoulder, and with divers winks and thrustings of his tongue into his cheek, from which signals the damsel gathered that he sought to speak to her apart, concerning Miss Haredale and Dolly.
Whether Mr Quilp took any sleep by snatches of a few winks at a time, or whether he sat with his eyes wide open all night long, certain it is that he kept his cigar alight, and kindled every fresh one from the ashes of that which was nearly consumed, without requiring the assistance of a candle.
Upon completion of the acquisition, they Wink will continue to sell under Wink's brand.
Wink improves the functionality and usefulness of disparate devices in the home by allowing them to communicate with each other, while enhancing usability through a shared common interface in the Wink mobile app.
With the acquisition of Wink, we will further enable the smart home experience.
In 2014, Wink acquired the German cylinder manufacturer FST in Simmerath near Cologne, and will create its "Centre of Excellence" for cylinders at this site.
Just as a wink is an affectionate means of communication between close friends, LG Wink Series was designed primarily for young mobile users who enjoy expressing themselves in unique and stylish ways whether by phone or one of today's most popular social networking tools.
So Hillary Clinton could honestly assert this week that no wink is documented in any agreement signed by the US and Israel.