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blue flash

[′blü ‚flash]
(astronomy)
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The Clifden Nonpareil, first recorded in Clifden, Buckinghamshire, boasts a striking blue flash on its wings.
Flash of Blue," the SKYY Blue Flash Art Competition, is accepting entries of original Macromedia Flash art in which blue is the predominant color and which reflect SKYY Blue's image -- stylish, contemporary, upscale and refreshing.
Perfect for snow sports, hiking, mountain climbing, biking, or any other outdoor activity, the Slipstream is available in two formats: True Neutral Smoke (TNS) lens with a Gun Flash or a Bold Blue Flash mirror coating.
Just after engine shutdown during recovery operations on a B-2A aircraft, Airman Timmons was retrieving equipment from the crew entry way when he noticed a bright blue flash from within the aircraft's crew compartment.
AS A BLUE FLASH APPEARS ACROSS THE EVENING sky, Antonio Marcal dos Santos comes running through his backyard yelling, "Here he comes.
A blue flash of lightning that will bring in its wake another clap of thunder illuminates the patio.
Sentman of the University of Alaska in Fairbanks and his colleagues had spent the last few summers in the United States studying sprites and a rarer type of blue flash above thunderstorms in the Midwest.
GARETH: A man's life is not cloth Its measure is not its length; A diamond without flaw Will clothe many a man Though it be not great in size; The snowdrop falls in the march of spring And the rainbow is not less beautiful If it does not endure; The blue flash of the kingfisher The peregrine pounce We do not condemn for lack of sloth.
He may be wearing glasses with a thin gold rim, a navy blue fleece, beige-coloured jeans and trainers with a blue flash.
Unlike his relatives, Spuggy wasn't a racer but instead he owned Blue Flash - one of the best birds in Newcastle.
Each of these mirrored sentinels waits to witness a dim blue flash - leftover energy from some of the most violent collisons in our galaxy and beyond.
Fun and education streak together with a blue flash today in "Sonic The Hedgehog's Gameworld" at a suggested retail price of $39.