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English definition of “flash”

flash

verb [I + adv/prep] (SUDDEN EXPERIENCE)    /flæʃ/
If something flashes through/across your mind, you suddenly or quickly think of it: The thought suddenly flashed through my mind that she didn't want to be here.Thinking and contemplating
(Definition of flash verb (SUDDEN EXPERIENCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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