Flush has several meanings:
  • Flush (physiology), to become markedly red in the face and often other areas of the skin, from various physiological conditions
  • Flush (cards)
    Flush (cards)
    A flush is a hand of playing cards where all cards are of the same suit.- Etymology :The general meaning of the word flush is fullness or abundance, as there are similar meaning words in Dutch, French, Italian and Spanish. The words origin is 'fluxus' in Latin, which means 'flow'.-Examples:...

    , a hand in card games
    • Flush (poker), a hand in poker
  • Flush text, in justification (typesetting)
    Justification (typesetting)
    In typesetting, justification is the typographic alignment setting of text or images within a column or "measure" to align along both the left and right margin...

  • Flush toilet
    Flush toilet
    A flush toilet is a toilet that disposes of human waste by using water to flush it through a drainpipe to another location. Flushing mechanisms are found more often on western toilets , but many squat toilets also are made for automated flushing...

    , a toilet using water to dispose of waste
  • Flush (slalom skiing
    Slalom skiing
    Slalom is an alpine skiing discipline, involving skiing between poles spaced much closer together than in Giant Slalom, Super-G or Downhill, thereby causing quicker and shorter turns.- Origins :...

    ), a consecutive series of vertical gates
  • Flush deck
    Flush deck
    In naval architecture, a flush deck refers to when the upper deck of a vessel extends unbroken from stem to stern. There is no raised forecastle or lowered quarterdeck. Ships of this type may be referred to as "flush deckers", although this is often taken as referring to a series of United States...

    , in naval architecture
  • Flush rivet
  • First flush
    First flush
    First flush is the initial surface runoff of a rainstorm. During this phase, water pollution entering storm drains in areas with high proportions of impervious surfaces is typically more concentrated compared to the remainder of the storm...

    , the initial surface runoff of a rainstorm
  • Harris flush
    Harris flush
    A Harris flush is a type of enema aimed to evacuate flatus from a patient who has undergone surgery. It differs from other enemas in that it is not retained by the patient but removed shortly after insertion...

    , an enema type
  • Saline flush
    Saline Flush
    A saline flush is the method of clearing out feeding tubes and intravenous lines of any food, medicine, or other perishable liquids so that they can keep the area of entering clean and sterile. Typically in flushing a intravenous cannula, a 5ml syringe of saline is emptied into the medication port...

Construction and manufacturing

  • Flush cut, a type of cut made with a French flush-cut saw
    French flush-cut saw
    A French flush-cut saw is a double-edged tool, similar to a veneer saw, that is designed for trimming the ends of dowels, tenons, and other protusions flush with a surface. The blade usually has 11 teeth per inch on one side, and 20 teeth per inch on the other side, making it more versatile than...

     or diagonal pliers
    Diagonal pliers
    Diagonal pliers are pliers intended for the cutting of wire . They are sometimes called side cutting pliers or side cutters, although these terms are shared by other pliers designs, such as lineman's pliers, and may lead to confusion...

  • Flush door
  • Flush hem (hemming and seaming), in metal forming
  • Flush hole, a countersink
    A countersink is a conical hole cut into a manufactured object, or the cutter used to cut such a hole. A common usage is to allow the head of a countersunk bolt or screw, when placed in the hole, to sit flush with or below the surface of the surrounding material...


  • "Flush" (song), 1997 song by Motley Crue
  • "Flush" (Brian Head Welch song)
    Flush (Brian Head Welch song)
    "Flush" is a song by American rock musician Brian "Head" Welch that was released as the first single from his debut album, Save Me from Myself, on July 8, 2008 exclusively on the iTunes Music Store.-Production:...

    , a song by Brian Head Welch
  • Flush (novel)
    Flush (novel)
    Flush is a young adult novel by Carl Hiaasen first published in 2005, and set in Hiaasen's native Florida. It is his second young adult novel, after Hoot. The plot is similar to Hoot but it doesn't have the same cast and is not a continuation.-Plot:...

    , a young adult novel by Carl Hiaasen
  • Flush: A Biography
    Flush: A Biography
    Flush: A Biography, an imaginative biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's cocker spaniel, is a cross-genre blend of fiction and nonfiction by Virginia Woolf published in 1933 and reprinted in 2005 by Persephone Books...

    , an imaginative biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's dog, by Virginia Woolf


  • Cache flush, when a CPU cache is emptied
  • Allocate-on-flush
    Allocate-on-flush is a computer file system feature implemented in the HFS+, XFS, Reiser4, ZFS, Btrfs and ext4 file systems...

    , a computer file system
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