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/ˈflaSHˌbak/,
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flashbacks, plural;
  1. A scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story
    • - in a series of flashbacks, we follow the pair through their teenage years
  2. A sudden and disturbing vivid memory of an event in the past, typically as the result of psychological trauma or taking LSD


  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
  2. an unexpected but vivid recurrence of a past experience (especially a recurrence of the effects of an hallucinogenic drug taken much earlier)
  3. Flashback! is a steel boomerang roller coaster located at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas (USA). The coaster consists of a single track that loops several times and then goes backward, making it a shuttle coaster.
  4. Flashback is a 1969 Italian drama film directed by Raffaele Andreassi. The film received many awards; Golden Globe's Foreign Press, Grolla Silver premium (Saint Vincent), Award of Tourism & Entertainment and Silverstar Festival San Francisco. ...
  5. Flashback is a 1990 film starring Dennis Hopper, Kiefer Sutherland and Carol Kane, written by David Loughery and directed by Franco Amurri. The film received an R rating by the MPAA.
  6. Flashback is a song by Scottish electropop musician Calvin Harris taken from his second studio album Ready for the Weekend. The song was released in the UK on November 2, 2009. The song also features vocals from Ayah Marar.
  7. Flashback (Gardner Monroe) is a fictional mutant character in the . His first appearance was in Alpha Flight #1.
  8. Flashback is the fourth studio album by Swedish singer/songwriter Darin Zanyar. It was released on December 3, 2008 in Sweden and became Darin's 4th top 10 album. It features the physical singles Breathing Your Love and What If plus the digital singles Runaway and See U At The Club. ...
  9. (Flashbacks) Interrupting the chronological sequence of a narrative to tell about a related event from an earlier time.
  10. (Flashbacks) Vivid images that may include sensations of smell, sound, touch, or taste that can appear without apparent cause.
  11. (Flashbacks) are hallucinations which occur a long time after a drug (often LSD) has been used.
  12. (flashbacks) A type of spontaneous abreaction common to victims of acute trauma. Also known as "intrusive recall," flashbacks have been categorized into four types:
  13. Flashbacks are spontaneous, transitory recurrences ... occur when the traumatic eventPsychological trauma can happen soon after witnessing or being the victim of a traumatic event ... ...
  14. A device used in literature to present action that occurred before the beginning of the story. Flashbacks are often introduced as the dreams or recollections of one or more characters. ...
  15. An editing technique that suggests the interruption of the present by a shot or series of shots representing the past.
  16. A flashback occurs when flame from a torch burns back into the tip, the torch, or the hose. It is often accompanied by a hissing or squealing sound with a smoky or sharp-pointed flame.
  17. A scene from the past that interrupts the action to explain motivation or reaction of a character to the immediate scene.
  18. A scene in a story or novel that returns the reader to a time earlier than the main action.
  19. A reference to an event which took place prior to the beginning of a story or play. In Ernest Hemingway's "The Snows of Kilamanjaro," the protagonist, Harry Street, has been injured on a hunt in Africa. Dying, his mind becomes preoccupied with incidents in his past. ...
  20. A past incident/event reoccurring vividly in the mind.
  21. this occurs when a trail of flammable material is ignited by a distant source of ignition. The flame then travels back along the trail of gas, vapour or aerosol to its source.
  22. A method of narration in which present action is temporarily interrupted so that the reader can witness past events--usually in the form of a character's memories, dreams, narration, or even authorial commentary (such as saying, "But back when King Arthur had been a child. . . ."). ...
  23. A segment of film that breaks normal chronological order by shifting directly to time past. Flashback may be subjective (showing the thoughts and memory of a character) or objective (returning to earlier events to show their relationship to the present).
  24. Moving temporarily backwards in time; a cinematic past tense that soon becomes an ongoing present.
  25. A common, though not always present, symptom of PTSD. "In rare instances, the person experiences dissociative states that last from a few seconds to several hours, or even days, during which components of the event are relived and the person behaves as though experiencing the event at the moment ...