flush toilet

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Noun1.flush toilet - a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through itflush toilet - a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it
pull chain - a chain (usually with a handle at the end) that is pulled in order to operate some mechanism (e.g. to flush a toilet)
commode, crapper, potty, pot, throne, toilet, stool, can - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
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The forerunner to our modern flushing toilet was invented here.
The flushing toilet belongs in the history books," said Mr Macleod, stating that a non-flush toilet would cut a household's water use by 30 per cent.
An interesting fact is that the property features a rare example of an 1892 Twyford Unitas flushing toilet, the first trap flushing toilet to have been produced and radiators in a traditional style.
Researchers in South Korea have reportedly developed a method of harvesting electricity from the natural motion of water, ranging from drops of rain cascading down a window to a flushing toilet, Fox News reported.
RTE radio has refused to play a leading cancer charity's advertisement - because it features the sound of a flushing toilet.
ONE PER cent of or some 7,000 homes in Cyprus are still without an indoor flushing toilet or bath while 30 per cent of the population, over 200,000 people live in a house with damp or rot, the second highest number in the EU after Poland's 38 per cent.
Sleeping areas are usually communal and they all have at least one flushing toilet.
It seems the flushing toilet developed over a long time.
Bastide's descriptions are the textual equivalent of an effective photo spread, detailing Rococo interiors full of painted panels and opulent fabrics, a dining room with a mechanical table, and a bathroom with exciting technological innovations such as a flushing toilet.
The book and the programme look at innovations of the period such as the Tudor printing press, a flushing toilet, a knitting machine and a pressure cooker.
In the orchestra pit, Takehisa Kosugi, carefully avoiding looking at the dancers so as not to be "influenced," improvised with stones, shells, paper fan, tin can, and various electronic apparatus to produce music that included the sounds of cicadas and a flushing toilet.
1863: Thomas Crapper pioneered the one-piece pedestal flushing toilet.