|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. i.) To burst or break forth with a sudden and transient flood of flame and light; as, the lighting flashes vividly; the powder flashed.
2. (v. i.) To break forth, as a sudden flood of light; to burst instantly and brightly on the sight; to show a momentary brilliancy; to come or pass like a flash.
3. (v. i.) To burst forth like a sudden flame; to break out violently; to rush hastily.
4. (v. t.) To send out in flashes; to cause to burst forth with sudden flame or light.
5. (v. t.) To convey as by a flash; to light up, as by a sudden flame or light; as, to flash a message along the wires; to flash conviction on the mind.
6. (v. t.) To cover with a thin layer, as objects of glass with glass of a different color. See Flashing, n., 3 (b).
7. (n.) To trick up in a showy manner.
8. (n.) To strike and throw up large bodies of water from the surface; to splash.
9. (n.) A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning.
10. (n.) A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary brightness or show.
11. (n.) The time during which a flash is visible; an instant; a very brief period.
12. (n.) A preparation of capsicum, burnt sugar, etc., for coloring and giving a fictitious strength to liquors.
13. (a.) Showy, but counterfeit; cheap, pretentious, and vulgar; as, flash jewelry; flash finery.
14. (a.) Wearing showy, counterfeit ornaments; vulgarly pretentious; as, flash people; flash men or women; -- applied especially to thieves, gamblers, and prostitutes that dress in a showy way and wear much cheap jewelry.
15. (n.) Slang or cant of thieves and prostitutes.
16. (n.) A pool.
17. (n.) A reservoir and sluiceway beside a navigable stream, just above a shoal, so that the stream may pour in water as boats pass, and thus bear them over the shoal.
Flash (19 Occurrences)
Luke 9:29 As he was praying, the appearance of his face was altered, and his clothing became white and dazzling. (See NIV)
Job 15:12 Why does your heart carry you away? Why do your eyes flash, (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)
Job 28:26 In appointing a statute for the rain, and a way for the thunder's flash: (DBY)
Job 37:15 Dost thou know how +God hath disposed them, and how he causeth the lightning of his cloud to flash? (DBY NIV)
Job 38:25 Who hath divided a channel for the rain-flood, and a way for the thunder's flash; (DBY)
Job 41:18 His sneezing flashes out light. His eyes are like the eyelids of the morning. (Root in WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 144:6 With your storm-flames send them in flight: send out your arrows for their destruction. (See NAS RSV)
Isaiah 13:10 For the stars of heaven and its bright armies will not give their light: the sun will be made dark in his journey through the heaven, and the moon will keep back her light. (See NAS)
Ezekiel 1:14 The living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 21:10 It has been made sharp to give death; it is polished so that it may be like a thunder-flame: ... (See NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 21:15 In order that hearts may become soft, and the number of those who are falling may be increased, I have sent death by the sword against all their doors: you are made like a flame, you are polished for death. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 21:28 And you, son of man, say as a prophet, This is what the Lord has said about the children of Ammon and about their shame: Say, A sword, even a sword let loose, polished for death, to make it shining so that it may be like a flame: (See RSV NIV)
Hosea 6:5 Therefore I have cut them to pieces with the prophets; I killed them with the words of my mouth. Your judgments are like a flash of lightning. (WEB NIV)
Hosea 11:6 The sword will fall on their cities, and will destroy the bars of their gates, and will put an end to their plans. (See NIV)
Amos 5:9 that bringeth sudden destruction upon the strong, so that destruction cometh upon the fortress. (See JPS NAS RSV NIV)
Nahum 2:3 The shield of his mighty men is made red. The valiant men are in scarlet. The chariots flash with steel in the day of his preparation, and the pine spears are brandished. (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)
Nahum 3:3 the horseman mounting, and the flashing sword, the glittering spear, and a multitude of slain, and a great heap of corpses, and there is no end of the bodies. They stumble on their bodies, (Root in WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Habakkuk 3:11 The sun and moon stood still in the sky, at the light of your arrows as they went, at the shining of your glittering spear. (See RSV NIV)
Zechariah 9:14 Yahweh will be seen over them; and his arrow will go flash like lightning; and the Lord Yahweh will blow the trumpet, and will go with whirlwinds of the south. (WEB NIV)