/flash"oh'veuhr/, n.
1. Elect. a disruptive discharge around or over the surface of a solid or liquid insulator.
2. the moment of conflagration or complete incineration caused by superheated air or combustibles.
3. Elect. to have or experience a flashover.
[1890-95; orig. n. use of v. phrase flash over]

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