NOTE: This sense only applies to light emission. If a sentence is unclear as to whether it's describing light emission, tag it as sense 2.
A shooting star flashed and was gone.
He flashed his headlights twice to signal her.
The neon sign was flashing all night long.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 8
The headlines flashed onto the screen.
Summer vacation seems to flash by.
The strangest image flashed into her mind when he said that.
The latest intelligence is flashed to all the command posts.
He flashed his badge as he entered the room.
She flashed him a look of warning.
He's always flashing his money clip to be sure we know how rich he is.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
They flashed the roof the following week.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 7
The movie flashed back to the protagonist's childhood.
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
'What do you want?!' He flashed giving her a dark look.