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  • noun Plural form of flush.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flush.


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  • When he conducts, he seems to lose himself, closing his eyes, reaching out his arms, the blood rushing to his head so that his pale skin flushes as if inflamed.

    Can Christoph Eschenbach and the National Symphony Orchestra give each other a fresh start? Anne Midgette 2010

  • Hot flashes, called flushes in medical circles, occur commonly in women with a history of breast cancer.

    Medindia Health News 2010

  • Every 32-bit system call flushes the TLB twice, repeatedly setting the cache back to zero and negating any of the performance it was designed to enable.

    AppleInsider 2008

  • Many growers will get multiple "flushes" or fruitings from one kit — which can mean six weeks to six months of mushroom mania.

    The Science Project You Can Eat Anne Marie Chaker 2011

  • So they suffer from headache, "flushes," digestive disturbances, and many nervous symptoms which appear to be directly caused by the process through which they are passing.

    The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4) A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies

  • A faint pink, such as flushes the sea at dawn, waved into her cheeks and throat.

    The Fighting Edge William MacLeod Raine 1912

  • Megan Fox even believes she has a "miracle cure" for obesity: drinking vinegar shots, which allegedly speeds up digestion and "flushes" toxins from the body.

    Latest Articles Center for Consumer Freedom 2010

  • Real innovation and creativity become stifled when we give corporations more and more tax break money "flushes" instead of them truly growing and profiting because they are an innovative superior company that creates the best product. Top Stories 2010

  • This is often a higher stakes game than most, and higher value hands, such as flushes, are common.

    Critical sports blog 2009

  • Doing this "flushes" out your old style files and replaces it with new ones. by ChriZathens » Sun Aug 23, 2009 4: 14 am HelenS 2009


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