Definitions for flushflʌʃ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word flush
flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush(noun)
the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
bloom, blush, flush, rosiness(noun)
a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
hot flash, flush(noun)
sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)
a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit
bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick(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, gush, outpouring(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"
sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
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"
affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy(verb)
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"
blush, crimson, flush, redden(verb)
turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
"The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
"The garbage flushed down the river"
glow or cause to glow with warm color or light
"the sky flushed with rosy splendor"
flush, level, even out, even(verb)
make level or straight
"level the ground"
flush, scour, purge(verb)
rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
"flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
irrigate with water from a sluice
"sluice the earth"
cause to flow or flood with or as if with water
"flush the meadows"
squarely or solidly
"hit him flush in the face"
in the same plane
"set it flush with the top of the table"
A hand of cards, all of the same suit; -- especially significant in poker, where five cards of the same suit constitute a flush, which beats a straight but is beaten by a full house or four of a kind.
Origin: [From F. or Sp. flux. Cf. Flux.]
A cleansing with plenty of fluid.
Particularly, such a cleansing of a toilet.
A hand consisting of all cards with the same suit.
To cleanse by flooding with generous quantities of a fluid.
Flush the injury with plenty of water.
Particularly, to cleanse a toilet by introducing lots of water.
To become suffused with reddish color due to embarrassment, excitement, overheating, or other systemic disturbance, to blush.
The damsel flushed at the scoundrel's suggestion.
To cause to blush.
To excite, inflame.
(Toilets only) To be cleansed by being flooded with generous quantities of water.
(Computer Science) To clear a buffer of its contents.
smooth, even, aligned; not sticking out.
Sand down the excess until it is flush with the surface.
wealthy or well off.
He just got a bonus so he's flush today.
Short for flush left and right; a body of text aligned with both its left and right margins.
to flow and spread suddenly; to rush; as, blood flushes into the face
to become suddenly suffused, as the cheeks; to turn red; to blush
to snow red; to shine suddenly; to glow
to start up suddenly; to take wing as a bird
to cause to be full; to flood; to overflow; to overwhelm with water; as, to flush the meadows; to flood for the purpose of cleaning; as, to flush a sewer
to cause the blood to rush into (the face); to put to the blush, or to cause to glow with excitement
to make suddenly or temporarily red or rosy, as if suffused with blood
to excite; to animate; to stir
to cause to start, as a hunter a bird
a sudden flowing; a rush which fills or overflows, as of water for cleansing purposes
a suffusion of the face with blood, as from fear, shame, modesty, or intensity of feeling of any kind; a blush; a glow
any tinge of red color like that produced on the cheeks by a sudden rush of blood; as, the flush on the side of a peach; the flush on the clouds at sunset
a sudden flood or rush of feeling; a thrill of excitement. animation, etc.; as, a flush of joy
a flock of birds suddenly started up or flushed
a hand of cards of the same suit
full of vigor; fresh; glowing; bright
affluent; abounding; well furnished or suppled; hence, liberal; prodigal
unbroken or even in surface; on a level with the adjacent surface; forming a continuous surface; as, a flush panel; a flush joint
consisting of cards of one suit
so as to be level or even
Origin: [From F. or Sp. flux. Cf. Flux.]
Flush is a young adult novel by Carl Hiaasen first published in 2005, and set in Hiaasen's native Florida. It is his second young adult novel, after Hoot. The plot is similar to Hoot but it doesn't have the same cast and is not a continuation.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
1. [common] To delete something, usually superfluous, or to abort an operation. “All that nonsense has been flushed.” 2. [Unix/C] To force buffered I/O to disk, as with an fflush(3) call. This is not an abort or deletion as in sense 1, but a demand for early completion! 3. To leave at the end of a day's work (as opposed to leaving for a meal). “I'm going to flush now.” “Time to flush.” 4. To exclude someone from an activity, or to ignore a person.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
From Grk. _phlox_, heat. A rush of color to the cheek, or hand, caused by bodily--or poker--heat.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'flush' in Verbs Frequency: #1060
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The sector was overvalued and today we're seeing a big flush.
If we had stored water and built three new dams, the state would be flush with water.
Drinking extra water can actually help flush out some of the extra sugar you’ve eaten.
The Japanese banks are very flush with money at the moment, so it's a good time to engage them.
When you gamble on a flush in high-stakes poker, you either win big or lose big, christian Lusardi lost big.
Translations for flush
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- промиване, богат, равен, изчервявам се, изравнен, подплашвам, промивам, флошBulgarian
- Spülung, Spülen, Flush, bündigGerman
- plano, alineado, florSpanish
- ajaa, huuhdella, punastua, vessa, huuhtelu, väri, rahoissaan, rynnätä, lehahtaa, vetääFinnish
- chasse d'eau, flush, de niveau, laver à grande eau, en fonds, aligné, couleur, tirer la chasse d'eau, rougir, richeFrench
- szín, flush, flösHungarian
- volare via, scovare, prendere il volo, stanare, arrossire, levarsi in voloItalian
- horoi, opeope, whare kotahiMāori
- vermogend, doorspoelen, rijk, doortrekken, gefortuneerd, blozen, opvliegen, spoelenDutch
- nettopp, rikNorwegian
- descarga, flush, puxar descargaPortuguese
- смывать, промыть, смыть, промыватьRussian
- jämn, färg, spola, rodna, burgen, rik, välmåendeSwedish
- bir hizâda, aynı düzeyde, varlıklı, hem yüz, paralı, çıkıntısızTurkish
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