What does flushing mean?

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ˈflʌʃ ɪŋflush·ing

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  1. flushing(Noun)

    The act by which something is flushed.

    We tried to repair the toilet, but it broke again after two or three flushings.

  2. flushing(Noun)

    A heavy, coarse cloth manufactured from shoddy.

  3. flushing(Noun)

    A surface formed of floating threads.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flushing

    of Flush

  2. Flushing(noun)

    a heavy, coarse cloth manufactured from shoddy; -- commonly in the /

  3. Flushing(noun)

    a surface formed of floating threads


  1. Flushing

    Vlissingen is a municipality and a city in the southwestern Netherlands on the former island of Walcheren. With its strategic location between the Scheldt river and the North Sea, Vlissingen has been an important harbour for centuries. It was granted city rights in 1315. In the 17th century Vlissingen was a main harbour for ships of the Dutch East India Company. It is also known as the birthplace of Admiral Michiel de Ruyter. Vlissingen is mainly noted for the wharves on the Scheldt where most of the ships of the Royal Netherlands Navy are built.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Flushing

    a Dutch seaport, strongly fortified, on the island of Walcheren, at the mouth of the western Scheldt; has an active shipping trade, docks, arsenals, &c.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Flushing

    A transient reddening of the face that may be due to fever, certain drugs, exertion, stress, or a disease process.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. flushing

    An important seaport of the Netherlands, in the island of Walcheren, on the north side of the Scheldt, where that river enters the North Sea. It was the first town which declared against the Spaniards in 1572. In 1585 the Prince of Orange pledged it to Queen Elizabeth as security for a loan which she made to the people of the Netherlands in their struggle against Philip II. of Spain. The English held it till 1616. At the commencement of the 19th century it came into the possession of the French, and in 1809 was bombarded by the British composing the Walcheren expedition, under Lord Chatham, when it suffered severely. Admiral Ruyter was born here in 1607.

  2. flushing

    See Flushing.

How to pronounce flushing?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flushing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flushing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of flushing in a Sentence

  1. RVM:

    It is ironic that we are particular about flushing out all the dirt through the Drain, but we continue to retain a lot of it in our Brain.

  2. RVM:

    It is ironic that we are particular about flushing out all the dirt through the Drain, but we continue to retain a lot of it in our Brain.-RVM

  3. Radoslaw Tyslewicza in 2002:

    Anyone in Poland - in Warsaw or Krakow - washing the dishes or flushing the toilet - that water goes here to the Baltic (Sea) and affects our ecosystem.

  4. Ian Davies:

    People use water on board for flushing toilets and washing their hands. We said,' if there's a way we can utilize( the water byproduct from the cells), let's do it.' We're looking at a no-waste solution.

  5. Robert Kaplan:

    If we don't have an extremely simple message, as in free water, you will not be charged for the water that you use that is related to this flushing, I'm afraid we're not able to get that lead washed out of the system.

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