"blinks" in the noun sense
1. blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation
a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
"blinks" in the verb sense
1. blink, wink, nictitate, nictate
briefly shut the eyes
"The TV announcer never seems to blink"
2. wink, blink, blink away
keep back by blinking
"blink away tears"
3. flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle
gleam or glow intermittently
"The lights were flashing"
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