Flush means to blush or turn red, or to clean out by running water through to be cleaned.(verb)
The definition of a flush is a reddening of the face, or the rapid flow of liquid to cleanse something.(noun)
Flush is defined as something even or level.(adverb)
If you have to make sure that two adjacent counter surfaces are the exact same height, this is an example of a time when the surfaces can be described as flush.
See flush in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: complex of several words, with senses flash & ME flusshen, to fly up suddenly, blended with echoic elements; “flow” senses < ? or akin to OFr fluir (stem fluiss-), to flow
Origin: Fr flux: see flux
See flush in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb flushed, flush·ing, flush·es verb, intransitive
Origin: Probably from flush3, to dart out.
Origin: French flux, flus
Origin: , from Old French flux
Origin: , from Latin flūxus, flux; see flux.
verb flushed, flush·ing, flush·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English flusshen.
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