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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
flush, n. a flow of blood to the face causing redness: sudden impulse: bloom, freshness, vigour: abundance.—v.i. to become red in the face: to flow swiftly.—v.t. to make red in the face: to cleanse by a copious flow of water: to elate, excite the spirits of: mostly in the pa.p. flushed (with victory).—adj. (of weather) hot and heavy: abounding: well supplied, as with money: (Shak.) in full bloom.—n. Flush′-box, a rectangular tank supplied with water for flushing the bowls of water-closets.—adj. Flushed, suffused with ruddy colour: excited.—ns. Flush′er, one who flushes sewers; Flush′ing, action of the verb flush: sudden reddening; Flush′ness, quality of being flush.—adj. Flush′y, reddish. [Prob. orig. identical with succeeding word, but meaning influenced by phonetic association with flash, the senses relating to colour by blush.]
flush, v.i. to start up like an alarmed bird.—v.t. to rouse and cause to start off.—n. the act of starting: (Spens.) a bird, or a flock of birds so started. [Prob. onomatopœic; suggested by fly, flutter, and rush.]
flush, v.t. to make even: to fill up to the level of a surface (often with up).—adj. having the surface level with the adjacent surface. [Prob. related to flush above.]
flush, n. in card-playing, a hand in which all the cards or a specified number are of the same suit.—adj. in poker, consisting of cards all of the same suit.—Straight, or Royal, flush, in poker, a sequence of five cards of the same suit. [Prob. Fr. flux—L. fluxus, flow.]
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.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
An old word for even or level. Anything of fair surface, or in continuous even lines. Colloquially the word means full of, or abounding in pay or prize-money.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'flush' in Verbs Frequency: #1060
The numerical value of flush in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of flush in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of flush in a Sentence
The sector was overvalued and today we're seeing a big flush.
We will flush greed out of our system or be flushed away by it.
When I am flush, I am happy to part with money, spending makes me happy.
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.
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- 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
- tuôn raVietnamese
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