flush out

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Related to flush out: flash out

w>flush out

vt sep
(with water) sink, bottleausspülen, auswaschen; dirtwegspülen, wegschwemmen
thieves, spiesaufstöbern, aufspüren; they flushed them out of their hiding placessie jagten sie aus ihren Verstecken
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Moreover, improved viscosity indexes of semi-synthetic oils shall elevate their functions to flush out the imbedded sludge from engines.
Auty recommends "only nibbling" here and waiting for the next three to five trading sessions to see if it posts any big down days like we saw yesterday "to flush out any remaining volatility." Investors should not try to bottom pick stocks, but rather average into positions to smooth out some of the volatility, the analyst recommends.
Despite these measures, circumstances may prompt owners to "flush out" the building prior to occupancy--an activity that forces large volumes of outdoor air through the facility for periods of 3 to 90 days, depending on outdoor temperatures.