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Definition of Flashing

Flashing

  1. of Flash
  2. The creation of an artifical flood by the sudden letting in of a body of water; -- called also flushing.
  3. 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. 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. A mode of covering transparent white glass with a film of colored glass.

Flashing Quotations

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

You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time.
Jimi Hendrix

No matter how much you rehearse on that stage, once you add 30,000 screaming people with flashing cameras into the equation, it's pretty intense.
Lady Gaga

Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals.
T. E. Lawrence

You can't remember the plot of the Dr Who movie because it didn't have one, just a lot of plot holes strung together. It did have a lot of flashing lights, though.
Terry Pratchett
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Flashing Translations

flashing in German is blinkend, blinken, blinkend, aufblitzend
flashing in Latin is micans, coruscus
flashing in Spanish is destello

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