Afire vs Flashing - What's the difference?

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Afire is a related term of flashing.


As an adjective afire

is on fire.

As a noun flashing is

(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.

As a verb flashing is

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afire

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • on fire
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    flashing

    English

    Noun

    (en 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.
  • 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.
  • The blinking of a light source, such as a light bulb or computer's cursor.
  • The incessant flashing of the neon sign kept the neighborhood awake.
  • The exposing of one's naked body, or part of it, in public briefly (the action of the verb to flash ).
  • Derived terms

    * apron flashing * base flashing * cap flashing * channel flashing * counterflashing * flashing collar * skirt flashing * step flashing

    Verb

    (head)
  • See also

    * streaking * blinking * flash mob