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blink of an eye

n. (context idiomatic English) A very short period of time.

blink of an eye

n. a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash" [syn: flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute]

Blink of an Eye (Star Trek: Voyager)

"Blink of an Eye" is the 12th episode from the sixth season of the science fiction television series Star Trek: Voyager, 132nd episode overall. This episode is believed to have been inspired by the 1980 novel Dragon's Egg.

It follows the crew's interaction with a world where time passes rapidly, allowing them to witness most of its inhabitants' history.

Blink of an Eye (Ricochet album)

Blink of an Eye is the second album by the American country music band Ricochet. It was released in 1997 (see 1997 in country music) via Columbia Records. The album includes three singles, all of which charted on Billboard Hot Country Songs: "He Left a Lot to Be Desired", the title track, and "Connected at the Heart", at #18, #39 and #44 respectively. "Can't Be Good for Your Heart" was co-written by Porter Howell of Little Texas, and "The Last Love in This Town" was co-written by Don Ellis, formerly of the duo Darryl & Don Ellis.

Blink of an Eye (Enchant album)

Blink of an Eye is the sixth studio album by the American progressive rock band Enchant. It was released in July 2002.

Blink of an Eye

Blink of an Eye may refer to:

  • Blinking, rapid movement of an eyelid
  • Blink of an Eye (Enchant album), 2002
  • Blink of an Eye (Ricochet album), 1997
  • Blink of an Eye (Rob Brown album), 1997
  • "Blink of an Eye" (Star Trek: Voyager), an episode of Star Trek: Voyager
  • Blink of an Eye (novel) (originally Blink), a 2003 novel by Ted Dekker
  • "Blink of an Eye" (Tori Kelly song), a 2016 Tori Kelly song in memory of Christina Grimmie
  • "Blink of an Eye", a song by Damageplan from New Found Power
Blink of an Eye (Rob Brown album)

Blink of an Eye is an album by American jazz saxophonist Rob Brown which was recorded live in 1996 and released on No More, the label founded by producer Alan Schneider.

The album features a duo performance with pianist Matthew Shipp nearly a decade after they played together on their debut recording, Sonic Explorations. They reunited in June 1996 as part of the Vision Festival and Brown asked Shipp to share his evening at Roulette. This is the first documented recording of Rob playing flute.

Blink of an Eye (Michael McDonald album)

Blink of an Eye is the fourth solo studio album by the American singer-songwriter Michael McDonald. It was originally released in August 1993, on the label Reprise, three years after his previous album, Take It to Heart.

Blink of an Eye (song)

"Blink of an Eye" is a song recorded by American country music group Ricochet. It was released in September 1997 as the second single and title track from the album Blink of an Eye. The song reached #39 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. The song was written by Josh Leo and Rick Bowles.

Blink of an Eye (Tori Kelly song)

"Blink of an Eye" is a 2016 acoustic ballad by American singer and songwriter Tori Kelly. It was co-written by Kelly and Zac Poor and released via Kelly's YouTube channel on July 10, 2016.

"Blink of an Eye" is Kelly's tribute to fellow musician Christina Grimmie. Grimmie was murdered following a concert appearance in Orlando, Florida, exactly one month prior to the song's release.

Usage examples of "blink of an eye".

To complete the cycle, copper-skinned Burin Shaeren, looking carved from an uprooted stump, watched both Logain and the visitors, a man ready to move suddenly and violently in the blink of an eye.

Suddenly, as if the sun had gone out for the blink of an eye, the world flickered.

Drizzt flipped the blade over in his hand in the blink of an eye, and the scimitar flashed back the other way, high.

Then I saw something in a blink of an eye, more a retinal echo than a true vision: two figures locked in a violent embrace, images reversed like a negative of an ancient photograph, sudden, violent motion, another sonic boom, a flash of white that blinded me even before the image had registered in my brain -- spikes, thorns, two heads butting together, six arms flailing, sparks flying, a human form and something larger, the sound of metal rending, the sound of something or someone screaming with a voice louder than the sirens wailing on .

From the mouth of the mountain, a vast pillar of steam violated the skies, punching through the heavens and beyond in a white, unbroken shaft, reaching in the blink of an eye higher than all the mountains of the world piled one atop the next.

In the blink of an eye, Jon had vaulted onto the table, dagger in his hand.

She was there in a blink of an eye, Rovas in front of her, and gently she raised her hand to feel the heat from his forehead.

It was possible that some of these men and women were serving their own clan chief, but neither would acknowledge it by the blink of an eye so long as the period of gai'shain held, not even for a son or daughter.

Everything was changed in the blink of an eye, the people different, wagons moved, colorful coaches and chairs replaced by others.