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Flash

Value of a security displayed, or flashed across the tape, when the tape display cannot keep up with volume on an exchange and lags the current price by more than approximately five minutes.

Flash

When the tape is late by more than five minutes, the current price of a security that periodically displays, or "flashes," on the ticker. This interrupts the delayed prices and keeps investors abreast of where the current price is even if they do not know how it arrived there. The flash price displays every five or 10 minutes.
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If your roof flashing repair involves a pipe, you may not need a new flashing, but just a new collar around the pipe.
For flashing that joins the bottom of two roofs, you will of course have a big job.
Clearly, the flashing has something to do with mating.
One suggests that flashing in unison aids the females in picking out the rhythm of the right species.
This is effective, since many players tend to look away once they've seen the live sign, but before the coach has finished flashing decoys.
We ordered all our 26-gauge galvanized metal flashing bent to the correct angles and dimensions from a sheet metal shop specializing in roofing.
Use a pry bar and hammer to remove the old tar and flashing (Photo 1).
Draw layout marks on your flashing and clamp it between two boards.
Avoid scuffing the flashing by lining the opening between the angle irons with a thin cloth before inserting the flashing piece.
In particular, the rhythmic, synchronized flashing by the males -- observed mainly among Southeast Asian species and rarely in North American species -- has sparked a variety of field and laboratory studies.
Experiments involving different species of Southeast Asian fireflies show that each species tends to have a characteristic flashing frequency despite small differences among individuals in that group.