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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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While the total amount of light is insufficient to trigger the blink response, the light intensity of the narrow solar crescent on your retina remains dangerous
The magnitude of the blink response was similar under both experimental conditions.
Therefore, prior research did not clarify whether enhanced blink responses during anticipation is an effect of stimulus aversiveness per se or stimulus arousal.