from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that blinks, especially a light that blinks in order to convey a message or warning.
- n. See blinder.
- transitive v. To put blinders on.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something that blinks, as the turn signal of an automobile.
- n. Eye shields attached to a hood for horses, to prevent them from seeing backwards and partially sideways.
- n. Whatever obstructs sight or discernment: WikiQuote
- n. Eyelid.
- n. In Conway's Game of Life, an arrangement of three cells in a row that switches between horizontal and vertical orientations in each generation.
- v. To put blinkers on.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, blinks.
- n. A blinder for horses; a flap of leather on a horse's bridle to prevent him from seeing objects as his side hence, whatever obstructs sight or discernment.
- n. A kind of goggles, used to protect the eyes form glare, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who blinks.
- n. One of two leather flaps placed on the sides of a horse's head to prevent him from seeing sidewise or backward; a blind or blinder; hence, figuratively, any obstruction to sight or discernment.
- n. plural Goggles; spectacles used for protecting the eyes from the light, dust, glare of the snow, etc.
- n. A small mackerel: a name used by fishermen.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
- n. a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages
- v. put blinders on (a horse)
- n. a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn
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