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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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50 lunch they were given after working more than four hours a day, these people didn't blink an eye.
So they didn't blink an eye when police ordered them off the Golden State Freeway on Wednesday morning because snow had forced the closure of the road.
He didn't blink an eye as the uncomfortable questions came at him fast as a blitz.