blink

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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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I lost about a month's worth of business, because we could hardly function with a third of the staff gone in the blink of an eye.
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