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Definition of Flushing
flushingFlashing Flash"ing, n.
1. (Engineering) The creation of an artifical flood by the
sudden letting in of a body of water; -- called also
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. FlushingFlush 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;
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 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
, Cornwall, a village
in the United Kingdom Flushing
, Queens, New York City Flushing
Bay, a bay off the north
- and Herald
as a settlement
of New Netherland
10, 1645, on the eastern
bank of Flushing
Cr****. It was named...
- A flush toilet
as a flushing
toilet, water closet
(WC) – see also toilet
names) is a toilet
of human waste
(urine and ****)...
Meadows–Corona Park, often referred
to as Flushing Meadows
Park, or simply Flushing
Meadows, is a public
park in the northern
part of Queens,...
that includes facial flushing
, nausea, headaches
and a fast heart
the alcohol flushing reaction
may be less prone...
is to become markedly
red in the face and often other areas
of the skin, from various physiological
- justification Flush
toilet, a toilet using water
with titles beginning
with titles containing Flush Flushing
- 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
- The Flushing Remonstrance
was a 1657 petition
to Director-General of New Netherland Peter
Stuyvesant, in which
some thirty residents
of the small
- leaf flushing
in tropical deciduous forests
can overlap, with new leaves produced during
the same period
when old leaves
are shed. Leaf-flushing
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