news flash


news flash
hot and/or brief newsworthy item

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • news flash — Flash Flash, n.; pl. {Flashes}. 1. A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • news|flash — «NOOZ FLASH, NYOOZ », noun. a news report sent by teletype, telegraph, radio, etc.; flash …   Useful english dictionary

  • news'flash — noun A brief preliminary dispatch about news just becoming known • • • Main Entry: ↑news …   Useful english dictionary

  • news flash — Journalism. flash (def. 6). [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • news flash — Journalism. flash (def. 6). [1900 05] …   Useful english dictionary

  • news flash —  Brief announcement of very recent news (usu. by TV or radio, often unscheduled) of special importance …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • news flash — see newsflash …   English dictionary

  • Sesame Street News Flash — The Sesame Street News Flash was a recurring segment on the children s TV show Sesame Street from 1971 up until 2001. They starred Kermit the Frog reporting on various settings from classic stories, or just reporting on what s going on, on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Flash — Flash, n.; pl. {Flashes}. 1. A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flash in the pan — Flash Flash, n.; pl. {Flashes}. 1. A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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