Flushing


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Flush·ing

 (flŭsh′ĭng)
1. A section of New York City in northern Queens on western Long Island. Flushing Meadows was the site of two world's fairs (1939-1940 and 1964-1965) and the temporary headquarters of the United Nations (1946-1949).

flushing

(ˈflʌʃɪŋ)
n
(Agriculture) an extra feeding given to ewes before mating to increase the lambing percentage

Flushing

(ˈflʌʃɪŋ)
n
(Placename) a port in the SW Netherlands, in Zeeland province, on Walcheren Island, at the mouth of the West Scheldt river: the first Dutch city to throw off Spanish rule (1572). Pop: 45 000 (2003 est). Dutch name: Vlissingen

Flush•ing

(ˈflʌʃ ɪŋ)

n.
a seaport on Walcheren Island, in the SW Netherlands. 46,055.
Dutch, Vlissingen.
Translations

Flushing

[ˈflʌʃɪŋ] NFlesinga m

flushing

n (for lavatory) → (Wasser)spülung f

flushing

n enrojecimiento (de la piel), rubefacción f (form), rubor m
References in classic literature ?
exclaimed Cora, her cheeks flushing, and her dark eyes once more sparkling with the lingering emotions of a woman.
Young Andrews sprang to his feet, and, with the force of a hose flushing a gutter, swept his soiled visitors into the hall.
He is going away, and--and--" She stopped, furious and flushing.
A pleasing land of drowsy head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, Forever flushing round a summer sky.
Lorry, quickly flushing again, "I will not--not even at Tellson's--have it characterised for me by any gentleman breathing.
Thus EVE with Countnance blithe her storie told; But in her Cheek distemper flushing glowd.
Miss Wylie," said Miss Wilson, flushing slightly, "I must ask you to leave the room.
In that case, let our friendship be a caprice," he murmured, flushing at his own boldness, then stepped up on the platform and resumed his pose.
Raoul sprang from his chair, flushing to the temples, suffering agonies.
Such unscientific balderdash," added the doctor, flushing suddenly purple, "would have estranged Damon and Pythias.
He carried the strictness of this order so far as to detain in England the ambassadors of Denmark, who had taken their leave, and the regular ambassador of Holland, who was to take back to the port of Flushing the Indian merchantmen of which Charles I had made restitution to the United Provinces.
cried Villefort; "how is it that it has escaped from the depths of the tomb and the recesses of our hearts, where it was buried, to visit us now, like a phantom, whitening our cheeks and flushing our brows with shame?