any of several fishes, especially Photoblepharon palpebratus, inhabiting deep, dark waters and having light organs that can be closed with a lid.
- Flash lights impressively
programming, command, humour (FLI) /FLY/ A joke assembly language instruction first documented in the late 1970s in “The Hackers Dictionary”. The FLI instruction was frequently referred to by engineers when minicomputers such as the DEC PDP-8, PDP-11 and some early microcomputers such as the IMSAI and Altair had dozens of front panel lights. “When the […]
[flash-lok] /ˈflæʃˌlɒk/ noun 1. 1 (def 5).
noun 1. Computers. a type of reprogrammable memory that retains information even with the power turned off. flash memory A kind of ROM that retains data when power is turned off and that can be electronically erased and reprogrammed without being removed from the circuit board.
- Flash method
flash method n. A method in which milk is sterilized by raising it rapidly to a temperature of 178° F and, after holding it at that temperature for a brief period, rapidly reducing its temperature to 40° F.