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A Flash of Light


"A Flash of Light" is a 1910 short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Charles West and featuring Mary Pickford and Blanche Sweet.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Disasters (2007)

Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies by Angus Macleod Gunn

Suddenly there was a flash of light and before anyone could assess what was happening a gigantic fireball erupted and the whole ship was engulfed in flames. In a few minutes the Hindenburg was reduced to a smoking mass of flames and ...

Google previewAdvanced Learners' Dictionary (1998)

by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton

to an earlier time, flashbulb n a bulb used to produce a flash of light in photography. flashcube n a small cube housing four flashbulbs, flashlight n 1 the sudden, brief light emitted ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories (2006)

by J.E. Roeckelein

For example, a flash of light of short duration, presented to the eye under adaptation, provides a given effect that can be achieved by the reciprocal manipulation of duration and luminance of the flash. This means that the given effect may be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

A flash of light closes a proportion of the channels, causing a decrease in current. The brighter the intensity of the flash, the greater the decrease in current, until bright flashes close all of the channels, and the response is saturated. Figures ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1846)

Containing the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of All Words Authorized by Eminent Writers ... by Alexander Reid

a faint light ; a flash of light ; a short transitory view ; short fleeting enjoyment.— v. to appear by glimpses. Glis'ten, glis'sn. v. (S. glisian) to shine ; to sparkle with light. Glister, v. to shine ; to be bright.— n. lustre. Glit'ter, v. (S. glitenari) ...

Google previewAn English Dictionary with AB Index and Frequency (2010)

by Xuhua Chen

a flash of light (especially reflected light) *glean 11-54-17 ...

Google previewThe Royal English dictionary: or, A treasury of the English language (1775)

by Daniel Fenning

a flash of light which accompanies thunder. LIGHTS, S. the lungs, ororgms by which the action of breathing is performed. This word is never used in the singular. LI'GH rSO.

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Quotes about A Flash of Light

I heard a cry in the night,
A thousand miles it came,
Sharp as a flash of light,
My name, my name!

It was your voice I heard,
You waked and loved me so --
I send you back this word,
I know, I know! (Sara Teasdale)
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