Flush tank
Flush Flush, a. 1. Full of vigor; fresh; glowing; bright. [1913 Webster]

With all his crimes broad blown, as flush as May. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Affluent; abounding; well furnished or suppled; hence, liberal; prodigal. [1913 Webster]

Lord Strut was not very flush in ready. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

3. (Arch. & Mech.) Unbroken or even in surface; on a level with the adjacent surface; forming a continuous surface; as, a flush panel; a flush joint. [1913 Webster]

4. (Card Playing) Consisting of cards of one suit. [1913 Webster]

{Flush bolt}. (a) A screw bolt whose head is countersunk, so as to be flush with a surface. (b) A sliding bolt let into the face or edge of a door, so as to be flush therewith.

{Flush deck}. (Naut.) See under {Deck}, n., 1.

{Flush tank}, a water tank which can be emptied rapidly for flushing drainpipes, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Flush deck — Flush Flush, a. 1. Full of vigor; fresh; glowing; bright. [1913 Webster] With all his crimes broad blown, as flush as May. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Affluent; abounding; well furnished or suppled; hence, liberal; prodigal. [1913 Webster] Lord Strut …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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