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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While the slightly pricer Leisurewize 10L Portable Flushing Toilet, [pounds sterling]69.99, and the Royal Thetford Portable Toilet 165, [pounds sterling]79.99 boast water jets, waste tanks and pump-action flushing.
The Slide Plate is used on various Zodiac Water & Waste Aerosystems ("Zodiac") vacuum flushing toilet assemblies.
The forerunner to our modern flushing toilet was invented here.
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.
They area busted flush, which is ironic when you consider that they invented plumbing (the earliest flushing toilet was found in the palace of King Minos, in Crete, dating back to around 1500 BC, although I think I found an even older one in Malia, during a particularly unpleasant allocateon-arrival package holiday in 1998.) Anyway, they have got no cash and David Cameron has promised not to give them any more of ours.
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.
It reveals that, in 2007 in the EU, 18% of the population lived in a dwelling with damp problems (roof or walls), 2% had no indoor flushing toilet and 2% no bathtub or shower.
Sleeping areas are usually communal and they all have at least one flushing toilet. You can check out the barns available at www.lakelandcampingbarns.co.uk or call 01946 758198 for reservations or a brochure.
The maison is the stage for seduction, although the supposedly uncontrived style of the design is repeatedly emphasized in exteriors that, according to Bastide, "owed more to nature than to art." 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. Language and seduction go hand in hand; descriptions of the house are like a striptease in which the body is revealed in strategic increments.
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.