Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of eyeblink.

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Examples

  • Rather than being set a hundred or two hundred years hence, and rather than dealing with astronauts and implacable alien artefacts, The City slams us billions of years into the future, telescoping entire aeons and ages into mere eyeblinks.

    The stars of modern SF pick the best science fiction

  • Weapons controlled by more minor human movements - eyeblinks, waves, etc?

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Venue for next Thursday?

  • The battle at the end is over in about two eyeblinks.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • It's important to note that this is a published abstract, not a full paper, so it is difficult to evaluate the methods used, though presumably they involved counting eyeblinks.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • He's got a lifetime of mouse-clicking and typing ahead of him (or eyeblinks and voice recognition, if you're feeling futuristic), so why rush things?

    A Father's Dilemma

  • I swore I never took my eyes off her, and yet the next moment, between eyeblinks, she had blended in with the snow and was gone.

    Sir Apropos of Nothing

  • Incredibly, he had moved like a striking snake, his every movement preplanned-all this had taken place in the space of a few eyeblinks.

    Fiddler Fair

  • They've been eyeblinks away from each other's throats for years, and the only thing that has kept them from taking each other on, is that Kavin is essentially a coward.

    The Oathbound

  • Three eyeblinks later the wall was normal again in every way, but I was trembling.

    Blood of Amber

  • The eyeblinks are particularly interesting because whereas rapid blinking suggests nervousness, fewer blinks are a sign of cognitive load, Vrij explains-and contrary to what police are taught, liars tend to blink less.

    Scientific American

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