What does the word flicker mean?

Usage examples for flicker

  1. Then the flicker of the blaze Gleams on volumes of old days, Written by masters of the art, Loud through whose majestic pages Rolls the melody of ages, Throb the harp- strings of the heart. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. Arthur told his story from the beginning, Bundy meanwhile smoking and watching him with a curious flicker of suppressed humour in his eye. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  3. But not the faintest flicker of a smile showed on his face. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham