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red flash

a red coloration of the lower portion of the sun, occasionally seen as the sun rises above or sinks to the horizon. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But Andrew, with the chestnut running like a red flash beneath him, had vanished.

    Way of the Lawless Max Brand
  • Some of our Calashes on deck swore to me that they had seen a red flash above the tree-tops.

    The Rescue Joseph Conrad
  • Now folks, if I've done this just right, we'll get a red flash directly.

    Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith
  • There was a red flash from the top of the Metropolitan Tower.

    Chimney-Pot Papers Charles S. Brooks
  • It was followed by a red flash from the direction of the mouth of the cave.

    The Boy Scouts' Mountain Camp

    John Henry Goldfrap
  • red flash the shells through the white haze of light in which we move.

    'Green Balls' Paul Bewsher
  • There was a red flash, and then a thundering report that stunned Madeline.

  • A minute more, and there came a red flash and another bang, presently another.

  • Next second there was a red flash, a loud report, and twenty-five of the enemy were blown to atoms.

    The Invasion

    William Le Queux

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