onrushing
adjective see onrush

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • onrushing — [[t]ɒ̱nrʌʃɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Onrushing describes something such as a vehicle that is moving forward so quickly or forcefully that it would be very difficult to stop. He was killed by an onrushing locomotive. ...the roar of the onrushing water …   English dictionary

  • onrushing — on|rush|ing [ an,rʌʃıŋ ] adjective moving quickly toward someone or something: onrushing events …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • onrushing — onrush ► NOUN ▪ a surging rush forward. DERIVATIVES onrushing adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • onrushing — See onrush. * * * …   Universalium

  • onrushing — adjective a) rushing or flowing forward b) attacking …   Wiktionary

  • onrushing — É‘nrʌʃɪŋ / É’n adj. suddenly rushing; flowing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • onrushing — adjective move forward in a surging rush. → onrush …   English new terms dictionary

  • onrushing — UK [ˈɒnˌrʌʃɪŋ] / US [ˈɑnˌrʌʃɪŋ] adjective moving quickly towards someone or something …   English dictionary

  • onrushing — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : rushing forward rapidly or impetuously …   Useful english dictionary

  • onrush — onrushing, adj. /on rush , awn /, n. a strong forward rush, flow, etc. [1835 45; ON + RUSH1, after the v. phrase rush on] Syn. onset, torrent, flood, charge. * * * …   Universalium

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