Definition of flush:
- A flock of birds suddenly started up or flushed.
- A hand of cards of the same suit.
- A sudden flood or rush of feeling; a thrill of excitement. animation, etc.; as, a flush of joy.
- 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.
- Affluent; abounding; well furnished or suppled; hence, liberal; prodigal.
- 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.
- Consisting of cards of one suit.
- Full of vigor; fresh; glowing; bright.
- So as to be level or even.
- To become suddenly suffused, as the cheeks; to turn red; to blush.
- To cause by 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 cause the blood to rush into ( the face); to put to the blush, or to cause to glow with excitement.
- 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 to start, as a hunter a bird.
- To excite; to animate; to stir.
- To fill underground spaces, especially in coal mines, with material carried by water, which, after drainage, constitutes a compact mass.
- To flow and spread suddenly; to rush; as, blood flushes into the face.
- To make suddenly or temporarily red or rosy, as if suffused with blood.
- 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.
- To snow red; to shine suddenly; to glow.
- To start up suddenly; to take wing as a bird.
- Unbroken or even in surface; on a level with the adjacent surface; forming a continuous surface; as, a flush panel; a flush joint.
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My uncle passed out first, and I was about to follow him, when, at a little table a deux, I saw George and her; George looking down, down into her eyes and her bosom, with a hot red flush in his cheeks, and a lifted wine- glass in his hand.- "Love's Usuries", Louis Creswicke.
- "The Devil Doctor", Sax Rohmer.
- "Bye-Ways", Robert Smythe Hichens.