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Words nearby flasher
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
SYNONYMS FOR flash
OTHER WORDS FROM flashflash·ing·ly, adverbout·flash, verb (used with object)
Example sentences 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)