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Definition of Flushing

flushing
Flashing Flash"ing, n. 1. (Engineering) The creation of an artifical flood by the sudden letting in of a body of water; -- called also flushing. 2. (Arch.) Pieces of metal, built into the joints of a wall, so as to lap over the edge of the gutters or to cover the edge of the roofing; also, similar pieces used to cover the valleys of roofs of slate, shingles, or the like. By extension, the metal covering of ridges and hips of roofs; also, in the United States, the protecting of angles and breaks in walls of frame houses with waterproof material, tarred paper, or the like. Cf. Filleting. 3. (Glass Making) (a) The reheating of an article at the furnace aperture during manufacture to restore its plastic condition; esp., the reheating of a globe of crown glass to allow it to assume a flat shape as it is rotated. (b) A mode of covering transparent white glass with a film of colored glass. --Knight. Flashing point (Chem.), that degree of temperature at which a volatile oil gives off vapor in sufficient quantity to burn, or flash, on the approach of a flame, used as a test of the comparative safety of oils, esp. kerosene; a flashing point of 100[deg] F. is regarded as a fairly safe standard. The burning point of the oil is usually from ten to thirty degree above the flashing point of its vapor.
Flushing
Flush Flush, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flushed; p. pr. & vb. n. Flushing.] [Cf. OE. fluschen to fly up, penetrate, F. fluz a flowing, E. flux, dial. Sw. flossa to blaze, and E. flash; perh. influenced by blush. [root]84.] 1. To flow and spread suddenly; to rush; as, blood flushes into the face. The flushing noise of many waters. --Boyle. It flushes violently out of the cock. --Mortimer. 2. To become suddenly suffused, as the cheeks; to turn red; to blush. 3. To snow red; to shine suddenly; to glow. In her cheek, distemper flushing glowed. --Milton. 4. To start up suddenly; to take wing as a bird. Flushing from one spray unto another. --W. Browne.
Flushing
Flushing Flush"ing, n. 1. A heavy, coarse cloth manufactured from shoddy; -- commonly in the ? [Eng.] 2. (Weaving) A surface formed of floating threads.

Meaning of Flushing from wikipedia

- Flushing may refer to: Flushing, Cornwall, a village in the United Kingdom Flushing, Queens, New York City Flushing Bay, a bay off the north s**** of...
- Precinct. Flushing was originally inhabited by the Matinecoc Indians prior to colonization and European settlement. On October 10, 1645, Flushing was established...
- Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, often referred to as Flushing Meadows Park, or simply Flushing Meadows, is a public park in the northern part of Queens,...
- Flushing is to become markedly red in the face and often other areas of the skin, from various physiological conditions. Flushing is generally distinguished...
- A flush toilet (also known as a flushing toilet, water closet (WC) – see also Toilet (names)) is a toilet that disposes of human excreta (urine and ****)...
- The 7 Flushing Local and <7> Flushing Express are two rapid transit services in the A Division of the New York City Subway, providing local and express...
- alcohol that includes facial flushing, nausea, headaches and a fast heart rate. Individuals who experience the alcohol flushing reaction may be less prone...
- justification Flush toilet, a toilet using water to dispose of waste All pages with titles beginning with Flush All pages with titles containing Flush Flushing (disambiguation)...
- rules, or under high rules as part of a five-high straight or straight flush. Suits are not ranked, so hands that differ by suit alone are of equal rank...
- Flushing is a city in Genesee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The po****tion was 8,389 at the 2010 census. Flushing is considered a suburb of Flint...
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