瞬 means 'wink'

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Strokes : 18    Frequency: 814   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 25 words   Used in 32 words   Used in 62 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   またた to wink, to blink
Kun    まばた to wink, to blink   まじろ
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Early on, 瞬 meant “to blink,” later extending to "moment,” the duration of a blink! Thus, the essay examines blinking eyes, twinkling stars, and flickering candles, as well as crucial moments and things that happen in a flash. Learn to say, “The world will change in an instant,” “This moment will be recorded in history,” and “The moment he met Akiko, he fell in love with her.”
⿰   eye   morning glory  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 瞬 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 瞬 is used 27 times, read 4 ways.
シュン : 22 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
moment; second; instant
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またた : 3 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 目叩く
'ku' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to blink (one's eyes); to wink; to bat  (またたく is sometimes used transitively)
2. to twinkle (e.g. stars); to flicker; to waver
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まばた : 1 word FIND ALL
1. blink (of eyes); wink
2. twinkling (of stars); flicker (of light); blink (of light)  (this meaning is restricted to reading またたき, まだたき)
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まじろ : 1 word FIND ALL
'gu' godan verb, intransitive verb
to wink; to blink; to twinkle; to flicker
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An additional 5 less common words include 瞬 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1372  Joy o' Kanji : 1372  Key to Kanji:

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シュン   またた to wink, to blink   
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シュン   morning glory
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oppose; opposite   
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セキ   ゆう night   
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katakana 'ta'
wheel around
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つめ claw; fingernail   
cover; covered   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
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