counterflashing

noun
coun·​ter·​flashing | \ ˈkau̇ntə(r)+ˌ- \

Definition of counterflashing

: a strip of sheet metal in the form of an inverted L built into a vertical wall of masonry and bent down over the flashing to make it watertight

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History and Etymology for counterflashing

counter- + flashing (metal strips)

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“Counterflashing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterflashing. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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