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 for Flushing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flashing \Flash"ing\, n.
     1. (Engineering) The creation of an artificial flood by the
        sudden letting in of a body of water; -- called also
        flushing.
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     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.
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     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.
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     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.
        Usually called flash point.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flush \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.
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              The flushing noise of many waters.    --Boyle.
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              It flushes violently out of the cock. --Mortimer.
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     2. To become suddenly suffused, as the cheeks; to turn red;
        to blush.
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     3. To snow red; to shine suddenly; to glow.
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              In her cheek, distemper flushing glowed. --Milton.
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     4. To start up suddenly; to take wing as a bird.
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              Flushing from one spray unto another. --W. Browne.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flushing \Flush"ing\, n.
     1. A heavy, coarse cloth manufactured from shoddy; --
        commonly in the ? [Eng.]
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     2. (Weaving) A surface formed of floating threads.
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From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Flushing, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
     Population (2000):    900
     Housing Units (2000): 434
     Land area (2000):     0.603604 sq. miles (1.563328 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.603604 sq. miles (1.563328 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            27552
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             40.148543 N, 81.065320 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     43977
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Flushing, OH
      Flushing
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Flushing, MI -- U.S. city in Michigan
     Population (2000):    8348
     Housing Units (2000): 3558
     Land area (2000):     4.310458 sq. miles (11.164035 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.036358 sq. miles (0.094166 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4.346816 sq. miles (11.258201 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            29200
     Located within:       Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
     Location:             43.064327 N, 83.845331 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     48433
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Flushing, MI
      Flushing
  

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