Complete Definition of "flashing"

English

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

Pronunciation
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rhymes|æÊɪÅ

Noun
en-noun

  1. The weatherproofing|weatherproofed shielding put around objects which protrude from the roof of a building, such as pipes, chimneys, or the edges of other roofs to deflect water away from the seams.
  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.
#An incidence of indecent exposure.

Verb
flashing

  1. present participle of|flash

See also
streaking
blinking
flash mob

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