Associations to the word «Flush»


FLUSH, noun. A group of birds that have suddenly started up from undergrowth, trees etc.
FLUSH, verb. (transitive) To cause to take flight from concealment.
FLUSH, verb. (intransitive) To take suddenly to flight, especially from cover.
FLUSH, adjective. Smooth, even, aligned; not sticking out.
FLUSH, adjective. Wealthy or well off.
FLUSH, adjective. (typography) Short for flush left and right; a body of text aligned with both its left and right margins.
FLUSH, adjective. Full of vigour; fresh; glowing; bright.
FLUSH, adjective. Affluent; abounding; well furnished or suppled; hence, liberal; prodigal.
FLUSH, noun. A sudden flowing; a rush which fills or overflows, as of water for cleansing purposes.
FLUSH, noun. Particularly, such a cleansing of a toilet.
FLUSH, noun. A suffusion of the face with blood, as from fear, shame, modesty, or intensity of feeling of any kind; a blush; a glow.
FLUSH, noun. Any tinge of red colour like that produced on the cheeks by a sudden rush of blood.
FLUSH, noun. A sudden flood or rush of feeling; a thrill of excitement, animation, etc.
FLUSH, verb. (transitive) To cleanse by flooding with generous quantities of a fluid.
FLUSH, verb. (transitive) Particularly, to cleanse a toilet by introducing a large amount of water.
FLUSH, verb. (intransitive) To become suffused with reddish color due to embarrassment, excitement, overheating, or other systemic disturbance, to blush.
FLUSH, verb. (transitive) To cause to blush.
FLUSH, verb. To cause to be full; to flood; to overflow; to overwhelm with water.
FLUSH, verb. (transitive) To excite, inflame.
FLUSH, verb. (intransitive) (of a toilet) To be cleansed by being flooded with generous quantities of water.
FLUSH, verb. (transitive) (computing) To clear (a buffer) of its contents.
FLUSH, verb. To flow and spread suddenly; to rush.
FLUSH, verb. To show red; to shine suddenly; to glow.
FLUSH, verb. (masonry) To fill in (joints); to point the level; to make them flush.
FLUSH, verb. (mining) (intransitive) To operate a placer mine, where the continuous supply of water is insufficient, by holding back the water, and releasing it periodically in a flood.
FLUSH, verb. (mining) To fill underground spaces, especially in coal mines, with material carried by water, which, after drainage, constitutes a compact mass.
FLUSH, noun. (poker) A hand consisting of all cards with the same suit.
FLUSH OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To drive out or expose something or someone.
FLUSH TOILET, noun. A toilet that disposes of the waste by using water to flush it through a drainpipe to another location.
FLUSH TOILETS, noun. Plural of flush toilet

Dictionary definition

FLUSH, noun. The period of greatest prosperity or productivity.
FLUSH, noun. A rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health.
FLUSH, noun. Sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders).
FLUSH, noun. A poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit.
FLUSH, noun. The swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks".
FLUSH, noun. A sudden rapid flow (as of water); "he heard the flush of a toilet"; "there was a little gush of blood"; "she attacked him with an outpouring of words".
FLUSH, noun. Sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty).
FLUSH, verb. Turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by".
FLUSH, verb. Flow freely; "The garbage flushed down the river".
FLUSH, verb. Glow or cause to glow with warm color or light; "the sky flushed with rosy splendor".
FLUSH, verb. Make level or straight; "level the ground".
FLUSH, verb. Rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank".
FLUSH, verb. Irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth".
FLUSH, verb. Cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; "flush the meadows".
FLUSH, adverb. Squarely or solidly; "hit him flush in the face".
FLUSH, adverb. In the same plane; "set it flush with the top of the table".
FLUSH, adjective. Of a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane; "a door flush with the wall"; "the bottom of the window is flush with the floor".
FLUSH, adjective. Having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value; "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations".

Wise words

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