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Meaning of “flush” - Learner’s Dictionary

flush

verb     /flʌʃ/
TOILET [I, T] If you flush a toilet, or if it flushes, its contents empty and it fills with water again.Plumbing and pipes and sewageThe toiletMovement of liquids
flush sth away/down/out, etc to get rid of something by pushing it somewhere with lots of water, such as down a toiletPlumbing and pipes and sewageRemoving and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhereMovement of liquids
FACE [I] If you flush, your face becomes red and hot, usually because you are embarrassed or angry.The skin, and skin colourEmbarrassing
(Definition of flush verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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