flashing

noun

flash·​ing ˈfla-shiŋ How to pronounce flashing (audio)
: sheet metal used in waterproofing (as at roof valleys or hips or the angle between a chimney and a roof)

Word History

First Known Use

1782, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flashing was in 1782

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Cite this Entry

“Flashing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flashing. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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