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English definition of “flush”


verb (TOILET)    /flʌʃ/
[I or T] If you flush a toilet , or if a toilet flushes, its contents empty and it fills with water again: My children never flush the loo / toilet after them. I can't get the toilet to flush.Plumbing and pipes and sewageThe toilet flush sth down the toilet to get rid of something by putting it in the toilet and operating the toilet : I tend to flush old medicines down the toilet .Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
(Definition of flush verb (TOILET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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