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flashback Explained

flashback at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['flæʃ'bæk]

flashback at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n
1 [U and C] a scene in a film, play, book etc that shows something that happened before that point in the story: --The events of the hero's childhood are shown as a series of flashbacks.//
2 [C] a sudden very clear memory of something that happened to you in the past: --Eaton still has flashbacks of the crash.//
3 [C] an occasion when someone has the same bad feeling that they had when they took an illegal drug in the past: --Many users of this drug experience flashbacks.//
4 [C] technical a burning gas or liquid that moves back into a tube or container:

flashback at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "flashback":
commitment to memory, exercise of memory, hindsight,
learning by heart, looking back, memoir, memorization, memorizing,
recall, recalling, recollecting, recollection, reconsideration,
reflection, remembering, remembrance, reminiscence, retrospect,
retrospection, review, rote, rote memory, study

flashback at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Memory): {faculty}: memory, remembrance, reminiscence, recognition, recollection, recurrence, flashback, retrospect, retrospection.

flashback at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 [C, U] a part of a film/movie, play, etc. that shows a scene that happened earlier in time than the main story:
The events that led up to the murder were shown in a series of flashbacks. * The reader is told the story in flashback.
2 [C] a sudden, very clear, strong memory of sth that happened in the past that is so real you feel that you are living through the experience again:
war veterans suffering from nightmares and flashbacks

flashback at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

flashback
n 1: a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to
an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal
chronological development of the story [ant: {flash-forward}]
2: an unexpected but vivid recurrence of a past experience
(especially a recurrence of the effects of an
hallucinogenic drug taken much earlier)

flashback at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Flashback

English

Noun

Inter: wikipedia » flashback (literary technique)
Inter: en-nou » n
  • a dramatic device in which an earlier event is inserted into the normal chronological flow of a narrative
    1. Inter: psycholog » y a vivid mental image of a past trauma, especially one that recurs
    2. a similar recurrence of the effects of a hallucinogenic drug


    Inter: wikipedia » flashback (psychological phenomenon)

    Synonyms

    * Inter: sense » dramatic device analepsis

    Coordinate terms

    * Inter: sense » act of remembering reminiscence

    Descendants

    * German: Inter: l » de|Flashback

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » a dramatic device in which an earlier event is inserted into the normal chronological flow of a narrative
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|takauma
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Rückblende|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|analepsis|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » a vivid mental image of a past trauma, especially one that recurs
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|muistikuva


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Flashback|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » a similar recurrence of the effects of a hallucinogenic drug
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Flashback|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * flashforward

    Anagrams

    * halfbacks
    Translation: ar » flashback
    Translation: da » flashback
    Translation: et » flashback
    Translation: el » flashback
    Translation: es » flashback
    Translation: fr » flashback
    Translation: ko » flashback
    Translation: kn » flashback
    Translation: ku » flashback
    Translation: hu » flashback
    Translation: my » flashback
    Translation: pl » flashback
    Translation: pt » flashback
    Translation: ru » flashback
    Translation: fi » flashback
    Translation: ta » flashback
    Translation: vi » flashback
    Translation: zh » flashback

    Flashback at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » flashback|Flash-back

    German

    Inter: wikipedia » lang=de|Flashback (Psychopathologie)

    Alternative forms

    * Flash-back

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » en|de Inter: term » flashback|lang=en.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /ˈflɛʃbɛk/|lang=de

    Noun

    Inter: de-noun » m|Flashbacks|Flashbacks
  • Inter: psychology » drugs|lang=de flashback

    Declension

    Inter: de-noun-m » s|s

  • Translation: de » Flashback
    Translation: ru » Flashback