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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. briefly shut the eyes;
- Example: "The TV announcer never seems to blink"
[syn: blink, wink, nictitate, nictate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nictate \Nic"tate\, v. i. [L. nictare, nictatum, from nicere to beckon.] To wink; to nictitate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

nictate v 1: briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to blink" [syn: blink, wink, nictitate, nictate]