v. i.1.To flow and spread suddenly; to rush; as, blood flushes into the face.
[imp. & p. p. Flushed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Flushing.]
2.To become suddenly suffused, as the cheeks; to turn red; to blush.
3.To snow red; to shine suddenly; to glow.
4.To start up suddenly; to take wing as a bird.
v. t.1.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.
2.To cause the blood to rush into (the face); to put to the blush, or to cause to glow with excitement.
3.To make suddenly or temporarily red or rosy, as if suffused with blood.
4.To excite; to animate; to stir.
5.To cause to start, as a hunter a bird.
6.To cause to flow; to draw water from, or pour it over or through (a pond, meadow, sewer, etc.); to cleanse by means of a rush of water.
To flush a joints
(Masonry) to fill them in; to point the level; to make them flush.
v. i.1.(Mining) 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.
n.1.A sudden flowing; a rush which fills or overflows, as of water for cleansing purposes.
In manner of a wave or flush.
- Ray.
2.A suffusion of the face with blood, as from fear, shame, modesty, or intensity of feeling of any kind; a blush; a glow.
The flush of angered shame.
- Tennyson.
3.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.
4.A sudden flood or rush of feeling; a thrill of excitement. animation, etc.; as, a flush of joy.
5.A flock of birds suddenly started up or flushed.
6.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.
a.1.Full of vigor; fresh; glowing; bright.
With all his crimes broad blown, as flush as May.
- Shak.
2.Affluent; abounding; well furnished or suppled; hence, liberal; prodigal.
Lord Strut was not very flush in ready.
- Arbuthnot.
3.(Arch. & Mech.) Unbroken or even in surface; on a level with the adjacent surface; forming a continuous surface; as, a flush panel; a flush joint.
4.(Card Playing) Consisting of cards of one suit.
Flush bolt
a - A screw bolt whose head is countersunk, so as to be flush with a surface.
b - A sliding bolt let into the face or edge of a door, so as to be flush therewith.
Flush deck
(Naut.) See under Deck, n., 1.
Flush tank
a water tank which can be emptied rapidly for flushing drainpipes, etc.
adv.1.So as to be level or even.
Noun1.flush - the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
2.Flushflush - a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
Synonyms: blush, rosiness, bloom
3.flush - sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)
Synonyms: hot flash
4.flush - a poker hand with all 5 cards in the same suit
5.flush - 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"
Synonyms: thrill, kick, boot, bang, rush, charge
6.flush - 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"
Synonyms: gush, outpouring
7.flush - sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)
Synonyms: blush
Verb1.flush - turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; "The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by"
Synonyms: blush, crimson, redden
2.flush - flow freely; "The garbage flushed down the river"
3.flush - make level or straight; "level the ground"
Synonyms: even, even out, level
4.flush - polish and make shiny; "buff the wooden floors"; "buff my shoes"
Synonyms: burnish, furbish, buff
5.flush - rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
Synonyms: scour, purge
6.flush - irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth"
Synonyms: sluice
7.flush - cause to flow or flood with or as if with water; "flush the meadows"
Adj.1.flush - 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"
2.flush - 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"
Adv.1.flush - squarely or solidly; "hit him flush in the face"
2.flush - in the same plane; "set it flush with the top of the table"
1.flush - To delete something, usually superfluous, or to abort an operation.

"Flush" was standard ITS terminology for aborting an output operation. One spoke of the text that would have been printed, but was not, as having been flushed. It is speculated that this term arose from a vivid image of flushing unwanted characters by hosing down the internal output buffer, washing the characters away before they could be printed.
2.flush - To force temporarily buffered data to be written to more permanent memory. E.g. flushing buffered disk I/O to disk, as with C's standard I/O library "fflush(3)" call. This sense was in use among BLISS programmers at DEC and on Honeywell and IBM machines as far back as 1965. Another example of this usage is flushing a cache on a context switch where modified data stored in the cace which belongs to one processes must be written out to main memory so that the cache can be used by another process.
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fluosilicic acid
flurazepam hydrochloride
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Flush bolt
Flush deck
flush down
flush it
Flush tank
flush toilet
flushless toilet
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