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flash·back

 (flăsh′băk′)
n.
1.
a. A literary or cinematic device in which an earlier event is inserted into the normal chronological order of a narrative.
b. The episode or scene depicted by means of this device.
2.
a. Psychiatry A recurring, intensely vivid mental image of a past traumatic experience: soldiers who had flashbacks of the war.
b. An unexpected recurrence of the effects of a hallucinogenic drug long after its original use.
c. A vivid memory that arises spontaneously or is provoked by an experience.
d. An experience that has characteristics of an earlier experience.

flashback

(ˈflæʃˌbæk)
n
(Film) a transition in a novel, film, etc, to an earlier scene or event
vb
(Film) (intr, adverb) to return in a novel, film, etc, to a past event

flash•back

(ˈflæʃˌbæk)

n.
1. the insertion of an earlier event into the chronological structure of a novel, motion picture, play, etc., or the scene so inserted.
2. Also called flash′back hallucino′sis.Psychiatry. an abnormally vivid, often recurrent recollection of a disturbing past event, sometimes accompanied by hallucinations.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flashback - a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
literature - creative writing of recognized artistic value
transition - a passage that connects a topic to one that follows
flash-forward - a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to a later event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
2.flashback - an unexpected but vivid recurrence of a past experience (especially a recurrence of the effects of an hallucinogenic drug taken much earlier)
recurrence, return - happening again (especially at regular intervals); "the return of spring"
Translations

flashback

[ˈflæʃbæk] N (Cine) → escena f retrospectiva, flashback m

flashback

[ˈflæʃbæk] nflash-back m, retour m en arrière
a flashback to sth → un retour en arrière sur qch

flashback

[ˈflæʃˌbæk] n (Cine) → flashback m inv

flash·back

n. retrogresión; retroversión;
retrospección y actualización de imágenes pasadas.

flashback

n flashback m (Ang), reviviscencia, recuerdo vivo hasta con alucinaciones de una experiencia traumática en el pasado; (due to drugs) recurrencia de alucinaciones producidas por una droga tomada en el pasado
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