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The Definitive Flash: 50 Shades of Flash, Day 11

Fifty Words on Fifty Def­i­n­i­tions of Flash

(def­i­n­i­tions from Dictionary.com)

 

      11. Met­al­lurgy. a. a ridge of metal left on a cast­ing by a seam
between parts of the mold
. b. a ridge formed at the edge of a forg­ing or weld
where excess metal has been squeezed out.

What forms from squeez­ing
out excess; what is left after com­pres­sion. Imag­ine here per­haps of what
remains after a story’s been casted; imag­ine the part some­one thought didn’t
mat­ter. Imag­ine it is.

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