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  1. flush

    • IPA[fləSH]

    美式

    • v.
      (of a person's skin, face, etc.) become red and hot, typically as the result of illness or strong emotion;cause (a person's skin or face) to become red and hot
    • n.
      a reddening of the face, skin, etc., typically caused by illness or strong emotion;an area of warm color or light
    • noun: flush, plural noun: flushes

    • verb: flush, 3rd person present: flushes, gerund or present participle: flushing, past tense: flushed, past participle: flushed

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. (of a person's skin, face, etc.) become red and hot, typically as the result of illness or strong emotion Mr. Cunningham flushed angrily 同義詞 blush, redden, turn/go pink, turn/go red, turn/go crimson, ... 更多反義詞 pale
    • cause (a person's skin or face) to become red and hot the chill air flushed the parson's cheeks
    • glow or cause to glow with warm color or light the sky was flushed with the gold of dawn the ash in the center of the fire flushed up
    • 2. cleanse (something, especially a toilet) by causing large quantities of water to pass through it the nurse flushed out the catheter flush the toilet
    • (of a toilet) be cleansed by flushing Cally heard the toilet flush
    • remove or dispose of (an object or substance) by flushing I flushed the pills down the toilet the kidneys require more water to flush out waste products 同義詞 rinse (out), wash (out/down), sluice, swill, cleanse, ... 更多
    • cause (a liquid) to flow through something 0.3 ml of saline is gently flushed through the tube
    • 3. drive (a bird, especially a game bird, or an animal) from its cover the grouse were flushed from the woods 同義詞 drive, send up, chase, force, dislodge, ... 更多
    • cause to be revealed; force into the open they're trying to flush Tilton out of hiding
    • 4. (of a plant) send out fresh shoots the plant had started to flush by late March

    名詞

    • 1. a reddening of the face, skin, etc., typically caused by illness or strong emotion a flush of embarrassment rose to her cheeks 同義詞 blush, reddening, high color, color, rosiness, ... 更多反義詞 paleness
    • an area of warm color or light the bird has a pinkish flush on the breast
    • 2. a sudden rush of intense emotion I was carried away in a flush of enthusiasm
    • a period when something is new or particularly fresh and vigorous he is no longer in the first flush of youth 同義詞 bloom, glow, freshness, radiance, vigor, ... 更多
    • a sudden abundance or spate of something the frogs feast on the great flush of insects
    • a fresh growth of leaves, flowers, or fruit.
    • 3. an act of cleansing something, especially a toilet, with a sudden flow of water an old-fashioned toilet uses six or seven gallons per flush leave the hose running to give the system a good flush out
    • the device used for producing a flow of water in a toilet he pressed the flush absentmindedly
    • denoting a type of toilet that has a flush device a flush toilet
    • a sudden flow the melting snow provides a flush of water
    • 4. the action of driving a game bird from its cover the dogs retrieve the birds after the flush
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