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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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Therefore, if Flickers used fine-textured soils to ameliorate the effects of consuming dietary toxins, this alone may explain the reason for geophagy.
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Northern Flickers used substrates with larger dbh than those used by the other 2 species, except White-headed Woodpeckers in burned stands, because their larger body size and larger clutches (Wiebe and Swift 2001) necessitate a cavity with greater volume, which can only be effectively excavated in larger trees and snags.
The operation of electric arc furnace can cause power quality problems, especially as voltage flickers, to the power supply system to which it is connected.
"In Japan and the United States, their televisions operate at 60 hertz - so images flicker 60 times a second - which is much less provocative as it's faster.
These holes are drilled by the gila woodpecker and the gilded flicker. The saguaro stem makes an excellent nesting site--the temperature inside a nest can be 20 degrees cooler than the outside in summer and 20 degrees warmer in winter.
He picked up Sandeep Singh, Taekma and Sohail Abbas among the better drag flickers in business.
Four centuries would come and go for Orlando, along with flickers of gender oscillation and a general discomfiture with the usual social roles proposed for genders--those of man and wife--no matter Orlando's sex, which is never a matter of things so crude as organs, substances, metaphors, or parts.
Around 250 badminton enthusiasts took part in the 'badminton for a cause' tourney titled 2 Fast 2 Furious spearheaded by Flickers Qatar on two consecutive Fridays at The Gulf English School.
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Ailyn Agonia DOHA Shuttle Buddies Qatar (SBQ) and Flickers Qatar organised a joint badminton tournament at the Cambridge School for Girls in Al Hilal area recently to encourage adopting healthy lifestyle through sports.
The researchers have applied a mathematical model to a real world situation, the environmental collapse of a lake in China, to help prove a theory which suggests an ecosystem 'flickers', or fluctuates dramatically between healthy and unhealthy states, shortly before its eventual collapse.