Associations to the word «Flashing»


FLASHING, noun. (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.
FLASHING, noun. 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.
FLASHING, noun. The blinking of a light source, such as a light bulb or computer's cursor.
FLASHING, noun. The exposing of one's naked body, or part of it, in public briefly (the action of the verb to flash).
FLASHING, verb. Present participle of flash
FLASHING COLLAR, noun. (roofing) an accessory flashing used to cover and/or seal soil pipe vents and other penetrations through a roof (sometimes referred to as roof jack or flashing boot).

Dictionary definition

FLASHING, noun. A short vivid experience; "a flash of emotion swept over him"; "the flashings of pain were a warning".
FLASHING, noun. Sheet metal shaped and attached to a roof for strength and weatherproofing.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke