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Meaning of flashing by Wiktionary Dictionary



    • Rhymes: -æʃɪŋ


    flashing ( plural: flashings )

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



    1. Present participle of flash .

Explanation of flashing by Wordnet Dictionary


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

    2. a short vivid experience

    3. the flashings of pain were a warning