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blinker

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Blinker \Blink"er\, noun

1. One who, or that which, blinks.

2. A blinder for horses; a flap of leather on a horse's bridle to prevent him from seeing objects as his side hence, whatever obstructs sight or discernment.

Nor bigots who but one way see, through blinkers of authority. --M. Green.

3. pl. A kind of goggles, used to protect the eyes form glare, etc.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

blinker

noun

1: a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages [syn: {blinker}, {flasher}]

2: a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn [syn: {blinker}, {turn signal}, {turn indicator}, {trafficator}]

3: blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side [syn: {winker}, {blinker}, {blinder}]

verb

1: put blinders on (a horse)


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