Definitions for onrushˈɒnˌrʌʃ, ˈɔn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

on•rushˈɒnˌrʌʃ, ˈɔn-(n.)

  1. a strong forward rush, flow, etc.

Origin of onrush:

1835–45

on′rush`ing(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attack, onslaught, onset, onrush(noun)

    (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

    "the attack began at dawn"

  2. onrush(noun)

    a forceful forward rush or flow

    "from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed"; "the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts"

Wiktionary

  1. onrush(Noun)

    A forceful rush or flow forward

  2. onrush(Noun)

    An aggressive assault

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