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ˈflæʃ ɪŋflash·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flash, flashingnoun

    a short vivid experience

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

  2. flashingnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. flashingnoun

    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.

  2. flashingnoun

    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.

  3. flashingnoun

    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.

  4. flashingnoun

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flashing

    of Flash

  2. Flashingnoun

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

  3. Flashingnoun

    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. Flashingnoun

    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. Flashingnoun

    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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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. Ernie Perez:

    We see flashing lights in the distance. We saw a fire crew with two trucks and a boat, my brother whistles and gets their attention.

  2. Michael Sussman:

    The lights started flashing, ears started popping, and the drains started gurgling.

  3. Bill Collins:

    It may be a torn shingle, flashing installed improperly or a missing ridge cap.

  4. Jared Bernstein:

    I would look at the following variables, which happens to be the same ones that the group I was just talking about, retail sales, payroll, employment, consumer spending, industrial production, all of those have not been flashing red, all of those are not in recessionary territory, now, if you're asking me to look around a corner and say where the economy is going to be, I got to tell you that everybody's crystal ball is a bit cracked right now, and I think the uncertainty out there makes it tough.

  5. Dan Ivascyn:

    Our various models do see an uptick in recession probability but are flashing yellow versus red.

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