blinker

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US Race horses wearing "blinker hoods".

Noun[edit]

blinker ‎(plural blinkers)

  1. Anything that blinks, such as the turn signal of an automobile.
  2. Eye shields attached to a hood for horses, to prevent them from seeing backwards and partially sideways.
  3. Whatever obstructs sight or discernment.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Matthew Green to this entry?)
  4. (rare) The eyelid.
  5. (cellular automata) In Conway's Game of Life, an arrangement of three cells in a row that switches between horizontal and vertical orientations in each generation.

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blinker ‎(third-person singular simple present blinkers, present participle blinkering, simple past and past participle blinkered)

  1. To put blinkers on.
    The farmer stopped to blinker his horse before riding into an area of heavy traffic.

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Verb[edit]

blinker

  1. present tense of blinke