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Meaning of TWINKLING

Pronunciation:  'twingkling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a very short time (as the time it takes to blink once); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"
 

TWINKLING is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: blink of an eye, flash, instant, jiffy, New York minute, split second, trice, wink
 
 See Also: bit, minute, moment, second

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Twin"kling\, n.
1. The act of one who, or of that which, twinkles; a quick
   movement of the eye; a wink; a twinkle. --Holland.

2. A shining with intermitted light; a scintillation; a
   sparkling; as, the twinkling of the stars.

3. The time of a wink; a moment; an instant.

         In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last
         trump, . . . the dead shall be raised incorruptible.
                                               --1 Cor. xv.
                                               52.

 

 

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