from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. flickery, prone to flicker
  • adj. Turned somewhat sour.
  • n. in digital photography, a flashing pixel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Prone to blink.


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  • * sigh* just now, -0/+1 "You're" ideas about English are apparently based in belief as well. just now, -0/+1my last name is pronounced binky, though spelled differently. as someone who has and still continually get called blinky, or some other half assed not funny derivative intentionally or otherwise, i'm burying the ***** out of you. Stories / Popular

  • He cites examples such as "blinky," a word that has become obsolete because it describes a state of milk sourness that is no longer relevant in the age of refrigerators.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • The Actel SmartFusion Evaluation Kit demonstration video demonstrates several designs: Web server, "blinky", and others. - Financial News

  • Miliband is to tour the UK taking in speaking engagements with question sessions on a wide range of issues, including but not limited to foreign affairs, as others in the party prepare to raise finances to back a leadership bid for Brown's protege Ed "blinky" Balls.

    Curly's Corner Shop, the blog!

  • If there was some way that protection for MAKE against litigation could be guaranteed, I'd say go for it; failing that though, I'd hold off, maybe make it an article like Bunnie Huang's piece about the LED "blinky" thing.

    MAKE Magazine

  • Even for someone whose acquaintance with Jim MacDonald has been a few cordial panel interactions at cons and reading online posts, it is abundantly clear that this book could not be any more written by him if they had chosen to have LEDs highlighting the author's name on the even pages, doing a little blinky LED dance of MacDonaldness.

    mrissa: Books read, late December

  • If doversoty is so wonderful, I wonder why they choose not to? blinky says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The Problem With Political Journalism

  • Now back to your regularly scheduled nifty, blinky things.

    Boing Boing

  • When I say "LED light", I'm not talking about the nifty, little blinky things that are frequently part of the ingredients list in Make projects.

    Boing Boing

  • What? didn't you know that they use cgi to make it look like his eyes are all open & blinky?!

    Geoff Johns Tweets Confirmation that Mark Strong Will Be Sinestro | /Film


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