- 1. flash, flashing, experience
- usage: a short vivid experience; "a flash of emotion swept over him"; "the flashings of pain were a warning"
- 2. flashing, sheet metal
- usage: sheet metal shaped and attached to a roof for strength and weatherproofing
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- 1. flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle, radiate
- usage: gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
- 2. flash, appear
- usage: appear briefly; "The headlines flashed on the screen"
- 3. flaunt, flash, show off, ostentate, swank, expose, exhibit, display
- usage: display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously; "he showed off his new sports car"
- 4. flash, convey
- usage: make known or cause to appear with great speed; "The latest intelligence is flashed to all command posts"
- 5. dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it
- usage: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
- 6. flash, show
- usage: expose or show briefly; "he flashed a $100 bill"
- 7. flash, cover
- usage: protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal; "flash the roof"
- 8. flash, appear
- usage: emit a brief burst of light; "A shooting star flashed and was gone"
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