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1. The act of blinking.
2. A blink or twinkle: the twinkling of a starry sky.
3. The time it takes to blink once; an instant: disappeared in the twinkling of an eye.
a very short time; instant; moment. Also called: twinkling of an eye
1. an act of shining with intermittent gleams of light.
2. the time required for a wink; an instant.
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|Noun||1.||twinkling - a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"|
|Adj.||1.||twinkling - shining intermittently with a sparkling light; "twinkling stars"|
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
n in the twinkling of an eye → im Nu, im Handumdrehen