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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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Just as the white aura of the iceblink had signaled the arrival of pack ice, a black zone in the sky above reflected open water in the seas ahead.
The combination of Elizabeth Fraser's lyrics, where words were used more for their feel than their sense, and the building-block keyboard/guitar/percussion textures, which were very much of their time, made for highly stylised, almost Gothic, creations but later albums, Victorialand and Heaven Or Las Vegas, stripped away some of the layers of sound, and on the lovely Lazy Calm for instance they adopted an altogether warmer, more human approach, the ambient drift of these LPs perhaps reflecting their work with the composer Harold Budd, although they also earned a rare hit single in Iceblink Luck (must have been a quiet week).
With two new iCEblink Evaluation Kits, engineers can easily evaluate and adopt non-volatile iCE40 technology.