1. [syn: blink, wink, nictitate, nictate]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Nictitate \Nic"ti*tate\, v. i. [See Nictate.]
To wink; to nictate.
Nictitating membrane (Anat.), a thin membrane, found in
many animals at the inner angle, or beneath the lower lid,
of the eye, and capable of being drawn across the eyeball;
the third eyelid; the haw.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to
blink" [syn: blink, wink, nictitate, nictate]