- 1. (of a star or light, or a shiny object) shine with a gleam that varies repeatedly between bright and faint: "the lights twinkled in the distance" Similar
- 1. a sparkle or gleam in a person's eyes: "she looked at me with a grin and a twinkle in her eye"
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Twinkle definition is - to shine with a flickering or sparkling light : scintillate. How to use twinkle in a sentence.
verb (used without object), twin·kled, twin·kling. to shine with a flickering gleam of light, as a star or distant light. to sparkle in the light: The diamond on her finger twinkled in the firelight. verb (used with object), twin·kled, twin·kling.
v. twin·kled, twin·kling, twin·kles. v.intr. 1. To shine with slight, intermittent gleams, as distant lights or stars; flicker; glimmer. See Synonyms at flash. 2. To be bright or sparkling, as with merriment or delight: eyes that twinkled with joy. 3. To blink or wink the eyes.
/ ˈtwɪŋ.k ə l / (of light or a shiny surface) to shine repeatedly strongly then weakly, as if flashing on and off very quickly: The lights of the town twinkled in the distance. The stars twinkled in the clear sky.
TWINKLE is a hypothetical integer factorization device described in 1999 by Adi Shamir and purported to be capable of factoring 512-bit integers. The name is an acronym of "The Weizmann Institute Key Locating Engine". It is also a pun on the twinkling LEDs used in the device.
Twinkling definition is - the time required for a wink : instant. How to use twinkling in a sentence.
What does twinkle mean? To shine with slight, intermittent gleams, as distant lights or stars; flicker; glimmer. (verb)