Definition of Flushing

1. n. A heavy, coarse cloth manufactured from shoddy; -- commonly in the &?;



Definition of Flushing

1. Verb. (present participle of flush) ¹

2. Noun. The act by which something is flushed. ¹

3. Noun. (U.K.) A heavy, coarse cloth manufactured from shoddy. ¹

4. Noun. A surface formed of floating threads. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flushing

1. flush [v] - See also: flush

Medical Definition of Flushing

1. Transient redness of the face and neck caused by cutaneous vasodilation due to a variety of causes, such as drugs, alcohol, and carcinoid tumours. It does not include blushing. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flushing

flush it
flush out
flush technique
flush toilet
flush toilets
flushable
flushboard
flushboards
flushed
flusher
flushers
flushes
flushest
flushier
flushiest
flushing (current term)
flushingly
flushings
flushless toilet
flushness
flushnesses
flushometer
flushometers
flusht
flushy
fluspirilene
fluster
flusteration
flusterations
flustered

Literary usage of Flushing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Alcohol Use Among U. S. Ethnic Minorities edited by Danielle Spiegler (1993)
"duration of flushing as well as any other symptoms they experienced besides flushing. The ethnic backgrounds of respondents and their family members in the ..."

2. Belgium and Holland, Including the Grand-duchy of Luxembourg: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1901)
"flushing, Dutch Vlissingen, a seaport with 13500 ... After the Gueux had taken Briel, flushing was the first Dutch town to raise the standard of liberty (in ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography: From the Earliest Times to 1900 by George Smith, Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1897)
"Sept, he made his peace -with tho queen at Nonsuch, and on 7 Nov. she signed flushing. The attack was made by night and in boats. ..."

4. Belgium and Holland, Including the Grandduchy of Luxembourg: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1901)
"After the Gueux had taken Briel, flushing was the first Dutch town to raise the standard of liberty (in 1572). ..."

5. The History of Modern Europe: And a View of the Progress of Society from the by William Russell (1837)
"Middelburg was not defended : but at flushing, the resistance was spirited, if not obstinate. ... The defenders of flushing, having made a vigorous sortie, ..."

6. Sewerage: The Designing, Construction, and Maintenance of Sewerage Systems by Amory Prescott Folwell (1916)
"METHODS OF flushing. As stated, there are two general methods of cleaning ... flushing, however, is frequently accomplished by appliances built into the ..."

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