Definition Of flushes

verb

(in poker) a hand of cards all of the same suit.

Three flushes: the back and middle hands are flushes, and the front hand is a three-card flush (three cards of one suit).

(of a person's skin or face) become red and hot, typically as the result of illness or strong emotion.

Mr. Cunningham flushed angrily

(of a person's skin, face, etc.) become red and hot, typically as the result of illness or strong emotion.

Mr. Cunningham flushed angrily

(of a plant) send out fresh shoots.

the plant had started to flush by late March

a piece of wet ground over which water flows without being confined to a definite channel.

The area will become a haven for people interested in the environment, and will boast a range of habitats including woodland, pasture, reservoirs, the brook and valleyside flushes .


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Example Of flushes

  • flush the toilet

  • a flush of embarrassment rose to her cheeks

  • a flush toilet

  • A brief thank-you and a hint of a blush flushes her cheeks, she takes a sip of cold fruity Pimms and listens in for a cue in the conversation she can jump in on.

  • A faint red stain of a blush flushes his cheeks.


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