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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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Before and after the experiment, the strength of the eye blink response to puffs was recorded at the m.
Adaptation of reflex eye movements such as VOR and OKR, and classical conditioning of eye blink response have been used as model motor learning paradigms.
Young infants show a startle blink response to loud noises or sudden onset lights, but they may not blink to an approaching visual stimulus as would an adult.
The sterile personal eye wash system easily and efficiently rinses the eye with a delivery system that dramatically reduces the natural blink response. Each unit contains a sealed sterile applicator and a 1 oz (29.5 mL) sealed bottle of sterile, buffered solution.