onrushing


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on·rush

 (ŏn′rŭsh′, ôn′-)
n.
1. A forward rush or flow.
2. A violent physical or verbal attack; an assault.

on′rush′ing adj.

onrushing

(ˈɒnˌrʌʃɪŋ)
adj
rushing or flowing forcefully forwards
Translations

onrushing

[ˈɒnˌrʌʃɪŋ] ADJ [vehicle] → embalado, sin freno; [water] → creciente
the onrushing tide of immigrantsla creciente oleada de inmigrantes

onrushing

adj vehicleheranbrausend; tide, waterhereinbrechend
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They said that old Windpeter stood up on the seat of his wagon, raving and swearing at the onrushing locomotive, and that he fairly screamed with delight when the team, maddened by his inces- sant slashing at them, rushed straight ahead to cer- tain death.
With a mighty roar the beast turned and charged once more, only to be met with a third arrow full in one eye; but this time she was too close to the ape-man for the latter to sidestep the onrushing body.
To face that savage mountain of onrushing ferocity, to stand unshaken before the hideous fangs that he knew were bared in slavering blood-thirstiness, though he could not see them, required nerves of steel; but of such were the nerves of Carthoris of Helium.
For the short distance that the great cat can maintain it, it resembles nothing more closely than the onrushing of a giant locomotive under full speed, and so, though the distance that Jane Clayton must cover was relatively small, the terrific speed of the lion rendered her hopes of escape almost negligible.
The officers in charge of it got it into working order, and in the pauses of onrushing mist swept with it the surface of the sea.
The Saudi side had a chance to snatch an equalizer through Al-Qahtani's header after the onrushing goalkeeper failed to clear the ball, but Al-Qahtani saw his attempt blocked by defender Gonzalo Viera.
The wing-back's delivery was deep and, under pressure from Curtis Main, the opposition keeper spilled the ball at the feet of the onrushing Campbell, who steered it home from close range.
First Ant Wilson drilled into the side-netting before he released league top scorer Liam Hardy through the middle, but he was denied by an onrushing McMillan.
Khwisero had their noses in front in a well attended match at Emulunya Primary School in Kakamega through their talisman Isaiah Nandwa, who looped the ball over an onrushing keeper.
Al Ahli's first real opportunity came when Esmail Al Hammadi ran down the right flank to accept an Abdul Aziz Haikal delivery and then only to see his dipping cross narrowly evade the outstretched head on an onrushing Saeed Ahmad Abdullah.
North Riding Ladies' County Cup Redcar Town Ladies 4 Poppleton Ladies 2 REDCAR took the lead on seven minutes when a ball over the top saw Gemma Craddy outpace the defence and coolly side foot over the onrushing keeper.
Revan saw a shot go narrowly wise, whilst Mitchell Piggon also went close and a second goal arrived five minutes before half time, Callum Powell surging down the left and lobbing the onrushing keeper.