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blink

[bliŋk]
(mechanics)
A unit of time equal to 10-5 day or to 0.864 second.
(meteorology)
A brightening of the base of a cloud layer, caused by the reflection of light from a snow- or ice-covered surface.
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As part of its recently announced national, world-class franchising program, Blink Fitness plans to open more than 300 additional gyms by the end of 2020.
With the LIRR only two blocks away, the high-traffic location is ideal for commuters in the surrounding are, according to Scott Sher, Russel Helbling, Stu Fagen and Melissa Naeder, who represented Blink.
but Blink was gaining ground in the Middle East, which became its
Blink is a “Forward Thinking” Consulting organization that helps customer achieves business goals and optimized results from their technology investments and initiatives.
Myself and the lads in Blink are still best friends.
Consider this along with other blink insights: that liars blink less often while stretching the truth; that, according to some research, winning presidential candidates blink less during debates than their destined-to-lose opponents (hmmm, what's that bit about liars again?
Blink is being handreared in a separate hut and will be released back into the wild in around four weeks.
For example, a Blink customer flying as few as five full-fare day returns between London and Cannes or Milan will earn a free return trip to any destination within an hour's flight of London.
In the original script for Blink, a plumber gets enough money together to start his own business but one day his van and equipment are stolen, triggering a heart attack.
Just a slight amount of squinting reduces blink rates by half, from 15 a minute to 7.
A blink lasts for between 100 and 150 milliseconds.