What does flashing mean?

Definitions for flashing
ˈflæʃ ɪŋflash·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flash, flashing(noun)

    a short vivid experience

    "a flash of emotion swept over him"; "the flashings of pain were a warning"

  2. flashing(noun)

    sheet metal shaped and attached to a roof for strength and weatherproofing

Wiktionary

  1. flashing(Noun)

    Components used to weatherproof or seal roof system edges at perimeters, penetrations, walls, expansion joints, valleys, drains and other places where the roof covering is interrupted or terminated.

    Etymology: (weatherproofing) From original flashing material of copper or aluminum that reflects flashes of sunlight.

  2. flashing(Noun)

    The process of getting rid of gaps on shelves by bringing products from the back of the shelf to the front to create a 'fuller' shelf.

    Etymology: (weatherproofing) From original flashing material of copper or aluminum that reflects flashes of sunlight.

  3. flashing(Noun)

    The blinking of a light source, such as a light bulb or computer's cursor.

    The incessant flashing of the neon sign kept the neighborhood awake.

    Etymology: (weatherproofing) From original flashing material of copper or aluminum that reflects flashes of sunlight.

  4. flashing(Noun)

    The exposing of one's naked body, or part of it, in public briefly (the action of the verb to flash).

    Etymology: (weatherproofing) From original flashing material of copper or aluminum that reflects flashes of sunlight.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flashing

    of Flash

  2. Flashing(noun)

    the creation of an artifical flood by the sudden letting in of a body of water; -- called also flushing

  3. Flashing(noun)

    pieces of metal, built into the joints of a wall, so as to lap over the edge of the gutters or to cover the edge of the roofing; also, similar pieces used to cover the valleys of roofs of slate, shingles, or the like. By extension, the metal covering of ridges and hips of roofs; also, in the United States, the protecting of angles and breaks in walls of frame houses with waterproof material, tarred paper, or the like. Cf. Filleting

  4. Flashing(noun)

    the reheating of an article at the furnace aperture during manufacture to restore its plastic condition; esp., the reheating of a globe of crown glass to allow it to assume a flat shape as it is rotated

  5. Flashing(noun)

    a mode of covering transparent white glass with a film of colored glass

Freebase

  1. Flashing

    Flashing refers to thin pieces of impervious material installed to prevent the passage of water into a structure from a joint.

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How to say flashing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flashing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flashing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of flashing in a Sentence

  1. Chris Roberts:

    We can still take planes out of the sky thanks to the flaws in the in-flight entertainment systems, quite simply put, we can theorize on how to turn the engines off at 35,000 feet and not have any of those damn flashing lights go off in the cockpit.

  2. Jannie Ligons:

    All I could see was my life flashing before my eyes and the holster on his right side.

  3. Erich Segal:

    True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.

  4. Neighbor Carey Smith:

    All of a sudden, here come the shirt up, she started flashing and, 'Woo hoo,' and I said, 'And what respect is that for kids?' There was none. And then she turned around and dropped her pants.

  5. Bob Doll:

    The market is flashing a yellow light right now.

Images & Illustrations of flashing

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