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  • nounspark, glimmer
  • verbsparkle, flutter

synonyms for flicker

  • gleam
  • beam
  • flare
  • flash
  • oscillation
  • quivering
  • ray
  • scintillation
  • twinkle
  • vibration
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The electronic shutter allows for high-speed continuous shooting with flicker reduction to counteract the odd bands of shadow that show up in images when shooting under certain types of lighting.
SONY’S PRO-GRADE ALPHA 1 IS THE FIRST IN A WHOLE NEW CATEGORY OF CAMERASSTAN HORACZEKJANUARY 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In prioritizing passive engagement over active listening, Spotify is training us to prefer a lot of pretty good to a little bit of great — but Wallen has already shown his greatness in bright flickers.
MORGAN WALLEN’S BIG MOMENT FEELS ABOUT 19 SONGS TOO LONGCHRIS RICHARDSJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The return of Alex Smith, a three-game winning streak, a realistic shot to win a bad NFC East and the victory over Pittsburgh have given the team its first flickers of hope in years.
PLAYING THE 49ERS REMINDS OF PAST FAILURES, BUT WASHINGTON FINALLY SEEMS TO HAVE MOVED ONLES CARPENTERDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Bridgewater threw a second-quarter touchdown pass to Samuel on a flea flicker.
TEDDY BRIDGEWATER SHAKES OFF 'CHEAP SHOT,’ BUT FALCONS KEEP IT TOGETHER TO HOLD OFF PANTHERSMARK MASKEOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Consider the rural town of Anson, Texas, where locals long believed that if you drove out to the crossroads nearest the local cemetery and flashed your headlights, a mysterious flicker would bounce back at you.
WHY DO WE SEE GHOSTS?JAKE BITTLEOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In the shade the effect is less marked, but the constant flicker makes the same sort of variation, though not to the same extent.
THE PAINTER IN OILDANIEL BURLEIGH PARKHURST
The hunter and his little son drew closer and watched the last flame flicker and die out.
STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
These poor wretches fought for the last flicker of the lamp, which the bears wanted to extinguish altogether.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
There was no light in this rocky intestine of the earth except the red flicker of the camp-fire.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Then suddenly around the corners of his under lip a little balky smile began to flicker.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO FLICKER

  • bar
  • beacon
  • chink
  • column
  • dartle
  • emission
  • finger
  • flicker
  • glare
  • gleam
  • glimmer
  • glint
  • glitter
  • glow
  • laser
  • radiation
  • ray
  • shaft
  • shimmer
  • shoot
  • sparkle
  • streak
  • stream
  • twinkle
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