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flicker:

see woodpeckerwoodpecker,
common name for members of the Picidae, a large family of climbing birds found in most parts of the world. Woodpeckers typically have sharp, chisellike bills for pecking holes in tree trunks, and long, barbed, extensible tongues with which they impale their insect
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Flicker

Momentary loss of light due to the fluctuation or loss of AC power.

flicker

[′flik·ər]
(optics)
A visual sensation produced by periodic fluctuations in light at rates ranging from a few cycles per second to a few tens of cycles per second.

flicker

1
Television a visual sensation, often seen in a television image, produced by periodic fluctuations in the brightness of light at a frequency below that covered by the persistence of vision

flicker

2
any North American woodpecker of the genus Colaptes, esp C. auratus (yellow-shafted flicker), which has a yellow undersurface to the wings and tail

flicker

An irregular sequence of frames in a movie or video image. The first flicker effect came from movie projectors that were out of synchronization with the film frames. See judder, interlace and flicker fusion rate.
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During the planning and design phase, the use of a professional light meter like this is essential to verify the proposed lighting system has minimal flicker.
The flicker level measurement is performed by a meter explained in the IEC 61000-4-15.
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Spectral index "[kappa]=0" means that the stochastic part of the time series maps the white noise, "[kappa]=-1" means the flicker noise, while "[kappa]=-2" means the random-walk noise.
Drag- flicker Rupinder Pal Singh converted a penalty corner in the 50th minute, before Nikkin Thimmaiah scored the equaliser.
I have 16 cards with little a candle going flicker flicker.