Shining vs Flashing - What's the difference?

shining | flashing |


As verbs the difference between shining and flashing

is that shining is while flashing is .

As nouns the difference between shining and flashing

is that shining is a bright emission of light; a gleam while 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 an adjective shining

is emitting light.

shining

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Emitting light.
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  • Reflecting light.
  • Having a high polish or sheen.
  • Having exceptional merit.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A bright emission of light; a gleam.
  • 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