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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. Sara Lewis:

    The situation is pretty much reversed in North America, where it's the males who are flying around flashing and the females are sitting on the ground.

  2. 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.

  3. Peter Andersen:

    We followed the signs that the bond market was flashing when we sold, and we're going to wait for the bond market to signal that we're close to a bottom before moving back in.

  4. Michael Robbins:

    It got cooked onto the muffler, just spraying out there slowly and brought me down, that started flashing to let me know I had a serious problem.

  5. Kirby Wright:

    Escape the safety of the small by taking the risks to become part of something bigger. Your true self demands it. Listen for the timer on the oven to sound—that's when the memory curtain parts, flashing moments that really mattered.

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