Definition for flasher (2 of 2)
- a ridge of metal left on a casting by a seam between parts of the mold.
- a ridge formed at the edge of a forging or weld where excess metal has been squeezed out.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- to coat (plain glass or a glass or ceramic object) with a layer of colored, opalescent, or white glass.
- to apply (such a layer).
- to color or make (glass) opaque by reheating.
Origin of flash
Examples from the Web for flasher
If we are with Mr. Flasher at a quarter past, we shall just hit the best time.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Captain Flasher did not give satisfaction, which indeed was not to be expected, considering that he wanted a subscription.Ask Momma|R. S. Surtees
A Flasher,—to swear how often the bank had been stripped by lucky players.The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims|Andrew Steinmetz
British Dictionary definitions for flasher (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for flasher (2 of 2)
- a sudden rush of water down a river or watercourse
- a device, such as a sluice, for producing such a rush
- to signal or communicate very fastto flash a message
- to signal by use of a light, such as car headlights
Word Origin for flash
Idioms and Phrases with flasher
In addition to the idiom beginning with flash
- flash in the pan
- in a flash
- quick as a wink (flash)