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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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The assistant, used to dealing with people who were more likely to be spending pounds 60 on a single item, didn't blink an eye when I took my pen to the counter.
He didn't blink an eye when solicitors acting for him said u699 had to be paid to the Inland Revenue.
Steve said: ``They must be used to limosuines and chauffeurs, but they didn't blink an eye and just jumped straight in our cars.