What is twinkle?

  • (verb): Emit or reflect light in a flickering manner.
    Example: "Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?"
    Synonyms: winkle, scintillate
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TWINKLE is a hypothetical integer factorization device described in 1999 by Adi Shamir and purported to be capable of factoring 512-bit integers. The name is an acronym of "The Weizmann Institute Key Locating Engine". It is also a pun on the twinkling LEDs used in the device.

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Twinkle Crusaders
... Twinkle Crusaders (ティンクル☆くるせいだーす, Teinkuru Kuruseidāsu?, commonly abbreviated as Kurukuru (クルくる?)) is a Japanese visual novel ... The gameplay in Twinkle Crusaders follows a linear plot line, which offers pre-determined scenarios and courses of interaction, and focuses on the appeal of the five female main characters ... Twinkle Crusaders has also been adapted into four manga adaptations a four-panel comic strip adaptation was serialized in the bishōjo magazine Dengeki Hime, a ...
Twinkle Twinkle Idol Star
... Twinkle Twinkle Idol Star (♂ティンクル²♀アイドル☆スター, Tinkuru Tinkuru Aidoru Sutā?) is a Japanese shōnen manga by Hikaru Toyama ...
The Twinkle Tales - Plot Summaries
... Woodchuck is about the time Twinkle's father sets a trap for a woodchuck that lives near his property ... Twinkle goes to see the woodchuck get caught, and has a dream in which she meets the woodchuck and his family ... Twinkle is sentenced to be put in a trap herself, and when she wakes up from the dream, she convinces her father never to set traps for animals ever again ...
Cate Fowler - Awards and Recognition
... three national Helpmann Awards two for Best Presentation for Children (Twinkle Twinkle Little Fish and Riverland) and one for Best Visual or Physical Theatre ...
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Pink - Further Sources
... Pink (042) Lucky Pink (043) The Pink Quarterback (044) Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Pink (045) Pink Valiant (046) The Pink Pill (047) Prehistoric Pink (048) Pink in the Clink (049) Little Beaux Pink (050 ...

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