A strip of metal used to stop water from penetrating the junction of a roof with another surface: flashings around chimneys the lead flashing on the roof
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- The trapped water may accumulate to levels higher than the roof flashings, resulting in water leaks.
- Site-built or factory-supplied flashings are used to seal the roofing around the curb.
- It was also used for roof flashings and weights for scales.
Late 18th century: from the earlier synonym flash (of unknown origin) + -ing1.
Words that rhyme with flashingdashing, lashing, thrashing
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