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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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We're late, I'm sorry to say, following a delayed train, but our warm hosts don't blink an eye.
We're late, I'm sorry to say, following a delayed train, but our warm hosts don't blink an eye. That's the atmosphere throughout the weekend - relaxed and without the stiff and formal feel that can sometimes add edge to a stay.
Don't blink an eye, because that train conductor is now all of a sudden a double agent, policeman, maid or political candidate.