Meaning of FLUSHING in English


I. adjective

Etymology: from present participle of flush (V)

1. : serving to flush

a flushing mechanism

: used in or concerned with flushing

2. : of, relating to, or characterized by flushing ; often : blushing

• flush·ing·ly adverb

II. noun

( -s )

Etymology: from gerund of flush (V)

: transient reddening of the skin ; sometimes : hot flash

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