Definition of flashing
: sheet metal used in waterproofing (as at roof valleys or hips or the angle between a chimney and a roof)
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This production contains flashing lights, strobe effects, loud noises, gunshots, smoking and graphic depictions of violence and torture.
Zummo and No Doubt drummer Adrian Young will battle each other in a musical performance, armed with only a pair of drumsticks, in front of flashing lights and thousands of attendees on July 17.
Unlike Hicks, Bailey stopped for the flashing lights.
And even though many are equipped with flashing lights, amateur pilots should avoid flying them at night.
This production contains flashing lights, strobe effects, loud noises, gunshots, smoking, and graphic depictions of violence and torture.
The bright flashing pattern felt like being in the midst of paparazzi, and the alternating colors are visually pleasing.
FLASHING HIGHER: Adobe Systems jumped $2.38, or 1.7 percent, to $143.29 after reporting stronger revenue and earnings for its latest quarter than analysts expected.
The SUV driver told police he was pulled over by the man in a white 2016 Chevrolet Silverado with blue flashing lights that were mounted on the sun visors inside the truck.
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