Pronunciation: rŭsh
n.1.(Bot.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh-growing endogenous plants with soft, slender stems, as the species of Juncus and Scirpus.
2.The merest trifle; a straw.
John Bull's friendship is not worth a rush.
- Arbuthnot.
Bog rush
See under Bog.
Club rush
any rush of the genus Scirpus.
Flowering rush
See under Flowering.
Nut rush
a - Any plant of the genus Scleria, rushlike plants with hard nutlike fruits
b - A name for several species of Cyperus having tuberous roots.
Rush broom
an Australian leguminous plant (Viminaria denudata), having long, slender branches. Also, the Spanish broom. See under Spanish.
Rush candle
See under Candle.
Rush grass
any grass of the genus Vilfa, grasses with wiry stems and one-flowered spikelets.
Rush toad
(Zool.) the natterjack.
Spike rush, anyrushlikeplantofthegenusEleocharis, inwhichtheflowersgrowindensespikes.
Scouring rush
(Bot.) Same as Dutch rush, under Dutch. -
Sweet rush
a sweet-scented grass of Arabia, etc. (Andropogon schœnanthus), used in Oriental medical practice.
Wood rush
any plant of the genus Luzula, which differs in some technical characters from Juncus.
v. i.1.To move forward with impetuosity, violence, and tumultuous rapidity or haste; as, armies rush to battle; waters rush down a precipice.
[imp. & p. p. Rushed (rŭsht); p. pr. & vb. n. Rushing.]
Like to an entered tide, they all rush by.
- Shak.
2.To enter into something with undue haste and eagerness, or without due deliberation and preparation; as, to rush business or speculation.
v. t.1.To push or urge forward with impetuosity or violence; to hurry forward.
2.To recite (a lesson) or pass (an examination) without an error.
n.1.A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of winds; a rush of water.
2.Great activity with pressure; as, a rush of business.
3.A perfect recitation.
4.(Football) A rusher; as, the center rush, whose place is in the center of the rush line; the end rush.
Bunt rush
(Football) a combined rush by main strength.
Rush line
(Football) the line composed of rushers.
Noun1.Rushrush - the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
Synonyms: haste, rushing, hurry
2.rush - a sudden forceful flow
Synonyms: surge, upsurge, spate
3.rush - grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems
4.RushRush - physician and Revolutionary American leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)
Synonyms: Benjamin Rush
5.rush - 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, flush, charge
6.rush - a sudden burst of activity; "come back after the rush"
7.rush - (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line; "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"
Synonyms: rushing
Verb1.rush - step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
dawdle, linger - take one's time; proceed slowly
2.rush - attack suddenly
3.rush - urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"
Synonyms: hurry
delay, detain, hold up - cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
4.rush - act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"
5.rush - run with the ball, in football
6.rush - cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
Synonyms: race
7.rush - cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
Synonyms: induce, hasten, stimulate
Adj.1.rush - not accepting reservations
2.rush - done under pressure; "a rush job"
Synonyms: rushed
1.(language)RUSH - An interactive dialect of PL/I, related to CPS, dated about 1966. The name is the abbreviation of "Remote Use of Shared Hardware".

["Introduction to RUSH", Allen-Babcock Computing 1969. Sammet 1969, p.309.]
2.(language)RUSH - A high-level language that closely resembles Tcl but aimed to provide substantially faster execution. See An Introduction to the Rush Language. by Adam Sah, Jon Blow, and Brian Dennis (1994).
Brownian movement, a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, accelerate, ado, advance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, aftergrass, aggravated assault, aggression, air speed, amphibious attack, angular motion, armed assault, ascending, ascent, assailing, assailment, assault, attack, axial motion, backflowing, backing, backward motion, bagatelle, bamboo, bang, banzai attack, bauble, bean, belch, bibelot, bit, blackmail, blitz, blitzkrieg, boil, bolt, boot, brass farthing, break, breakthrough, bundle, burst, burst of speed, bustle, button, buzz about, call, call for, cane, canter, career, cascade, celerity, cent, cereal, cereal plant, charge, chase, claim, climbing, commotion, concourse, confluence, conflux, contribution, corn, counterattack, counteroffensive, coup de main, course, crippling attack, crosscurrent, crowd, curio, current, dart, dash at, dash off, dash on, dead run, dead set at, debouchment, defluxion, demand for, descending, descent, descent on, dispatch, dissiliency, diversion, diversionary attack, dogtrot, double-time, downflow, downpour, downward motion, draft, drain, drift, driftage, drive, drive on, duty, ebb, ebbing, emergency, eructation, eruption, exaction, excitement, exigent, expedite, expedition, extortion, extortionate demand, farce, farinaceous plant, farthing, fastness, feather, ferment, festinate, fig, flank attack, flank speed, flare-up, flat-out speed, fleabite, fleet, flight, fling, flit, flood, flow, flow back, flow in, flow out, flowing, fluency, flurry, flush, flutter, flux, fly, fly at, fog, folderol, font, forage grass, forced draft, forward, forward motion, forwardness, fount, fountain, fribble, frippery, frontal attack, full gallop, fuss, gallop, gas attack, gaud, get cracking, get going, get moving, gewgaw, geyser, gimcrack, go off half-cocked, grain, graminaceous plant, grass, ground speed, gush, hair, halfpenny, hand gallop, harum-scarum, haste, hasten on, hastiness, head-on attack, headlong rush, heavy demand, heavy right foot, helter-skelter, hie, hie on, high lope, high-priority, hill of beans, hump, hump it, hurriedness, hurry about, hurry along, hurry on, hurry through, hurry up, hurry-scurry, hurtle, hustle up, imposition, impost, impulse, impulsiveness, indent, infiltration, inflow, insistent demand, instantaneousness, issue, jest, jet, jog trot, joke, jollies, jump, jump off, kick, kickshaw, knickknack, knickknackery, knots, lash, lawn grass, leap, levy, lift, lightning attack, lightning speed, lightning war, lope, lose no time, make, make a fuss, make haste, mass attack, maximum speed, megadeath, miles per hour, mill run, millrace, minikin, mockery, molehill, mounting, move quickly, mugging, nonnegotiable demand, notice, oblique motion, offense, offensive, ongoing, onrush, onset, onslaught, onward course, open throttle, order, ornamental grass, outbreak, outburst, outflow, overhastiness, overkill, panzer warfare, passage, pell-mell, peppercorn, picayune, pin, pinch of snuff, pinprick, plunge, plunging, post, pother, pour, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitate, precipitateness, precipitation, precociousness, precocity, prematureness, prematurity, press, press on, progress, promptitude, promptness, push, push on, push through, quicken, quickness, quiver, race, radial motion, railroad through, random motion, rap, rapidity, rapids, red cent, reed, reflowing, refluence, reflux, regression, regurgitate, requirement, requisition, retrogression, rising, round pace, row of pins, rpm, run against, run at, rush about, rush along, rush around, rush at, rush of emotion, rush order, rush through, sally, scamper, scour, scramble, scud, scuttle, sensation, set, shake a leg, shit, shiver, shock tactics, shoot, shudder, sideward motion, sinking, skedaddle, snap, snappiness, sneeshing, soaring, sortie, sou, spate, speed along, speed up, speediness, spew, spit, spout, spouter, spray, sprint, spritz, spurt, spurtle, squirt, stampede, step on it, sternway, storm, straw, stream, strike, subsiding, surge, surge back, surge of emotion, swift rate, swiftness, tax, taxing, tear, tear around, thrill, tide, tilt at, tingle, tingling, titillation, to-do, torrent, toy, traject, trajet, tremor, tremor of excitement, trend, tribute, trifle, trinket, triviality, trot, tuppence, turbulence, turmoil, two cents, twopence, ultimatum, undercurrent, undertow, unprovoked assault, untimeliness, upward motion, urge, urgent, velocity, volcan, warning, water flow, whim-wham, whip, whip along, whiz, whiz about, wide-open speed
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Ruscus aculeatus
Ruse de guerre
-- Rush --
rush along
rush aster
rush away
Rush broom
rush candle
rush family
rush grass
rush hour
Rush line
rush nut
rush off
rush out
rush rose
Rush toad
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