how to pronounce flashing


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flashing is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of flashing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of flashing


  1. The exposing of one's naked body, or part of it, in public briefly (the action of the verb to flash).
  2. The blinking of a light source, such as a light bulb or computer's cursor.
  3. The use of rhodium plating to temporarily enhance a ring's durability and shine.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. A sudden blazing or bursting, as of fire or water.


  1. Present participle of flash.

flashing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word flashing occurs in english on average 5.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics flashing can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that flashing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with flashing


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