There are 3 translations of flush in Spanish:

flush1

Pronunciation: /flʌʃ/

n

  • 1 1.1 (blush) a flush of anger brightened her cheeks se puso roja de ira their words brought an embarrassed flush to his cheeks sus palabras lo hicieron ruborizarse or sonrojarse (de vergüenza) the child had a feverish flush el niño estaba colorado or rojo por la fiebre the first pink flush of dawn in the sky [literary/literario] el primer arrebol del alba en el cielo [literary/literario]
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    • When I am near her, I can feel the heat, the flush in my skin.
    • There was a flush to his tanned skin and his green eyes were unnaturally bright, but there was nothing to indicate the dull haze of alcohol.
    • He clutched at the light coverlet, pulling it with him as he sat up, a flush coloring his skin.
    1.2 (of anger, passion) arrebato (masculine) in the first flush of success con la euforia del triunfo in the first flush of youth en la flor de la juventud hot flushes (British English/inglés británico) [Medicine/Medicina] sofocos (mpl), bochornos (mpl), calores (mpl) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)
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    • Charlie felt a flush of joy and relief.
    • A sudden flush of self-consciousness twitches at the ubiquitous teenage angst and she tugs at the frayed hem of her puffball skirt.
    • He was swept away by him and the flush of inspiration and excitement led to some of his religious masterpieces.
  • 2 2.1 (toilet mechanism) cisterna (feminine) 2.2 (action) we gave the pipe a flush with some boiling water purgamos la cañería con agua caliente give the toilet another flush tira otra vez de la cadena, jálale (a la cadena) otra vez (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur)
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    • This same amount of water equals 66 flushes per day with old, 20-litre toilets, suggesting that toilets may not be the most important focus for water conservation.
    • The standard household lavatory, we are told, uses 7.5 litres of water per flush.
    • But the latest flush toilets use only six litres per flush.
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    • Pushing the flush down on the toilet, I stood up slowly.
    • He cursed out of a regular habit as he pulled the flush down on the toilet.
    • Drinking water came from the sink in the toilet, the flush of which was operated by pulling a metal hanger in the cistern.
  • 3 (in cards) flor (feminine) royal/straight flush escalera (feminine) real/de color
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    • Three flushes: the back and middle hands are flushes, and the front hand is a three-card flush (three cards of one suit).
    • Four card flushes do not count in Table Top Cribbage.
    • When comparing flushes, the highest card is compared first, then if these are equal the middle card, and finally if necessary the lowest.

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There are 3 translations of flush in Spanish:

flush2

vt

  • 1 1.1to flush the toilet tirar de la cadena, jalarle (a la cadena) (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) to flush sth down the toilet o away tirar algo al or echar algo por el wáter 1.2

    flush (out)

    [drain/pipe] purgar*
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    • In case you lose power, you will still have water to flush toilets or wash up.
    • Imagine, we use two gallons of quality drinking water every time we flush the toilet.
    • More than half of all domestic water is used to flush toilets and water gardens.
  • 2 (drive out)

    flush (out)

    [person/criminal] hacer* salir [game] (in hunting) levantar
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    • Her cheeks had been flushed from the morning chill and her green eyes bright with unchecked spirit.
    • Kristen added, rushing to her feet as well, a rosy blush flushing her cheeks.
    • A brief thank-you and a hint of a blush flushes her cheeks, she takes a sip of cold fruity Pimms and listens in for a cue in the conversation she can jump in on.
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    • Provisions in the Protection of Wild Mammals Act 2002 allowed for the use of dogs to flush foxes from cover for marksmen to shoot as a means of pest control.
    • Falconry is not outlawed and in that sport you use dogs to flush prey to your bird.
    • Under the ban, hunters are allowed to use dogs to flush foxes from their hiding places, but they are not supposed to use dogs to actively search for foxes.
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    • The forces tried to flush them out by flooding the mains, but the resisters managed to stop the water supply.
    • Again, there is not very much wrong with that - the police have primacy to enforce the law while the army, backed by the air force, flush the guerrillas out into the open.
    • Careful arrangements were made to flush him out of his hiding place.
  • 3 (redden) the effort had flushed his cheeks tenía las mejillas coloradas or estaba rojo por el esfuerzo the evening sun flushed the sky a delicate pink el sol del atardecer tiñó el cielo de un rosa pálido

vi

  • 1 [toilet] funcionar the toilet won't flush la cisterna no funciona

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Word of the day deteriorar
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los conflictos laborales han deteriorado nuestras relaciones = the labor disputes have damaged our relations …
Cultural fact of the day

Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.

There are 3 translations of flush in Spanish:

flush3

adj

  • 1 (level) [column/margin] alineado a flush door una puerta lisa the table is flush with the cabinet la mesa está alineada con el armario the mirror is fitted so as to be flush with the wall el espejo está empotrado para que no sobresalga de la pared flush against the wall pegado a la pared
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    • Cut each piece for a snug fit, and install them so that the top of the riser is exactly flush with the top of the stringer notch.
    • I used regular wood screws and countersunk them in the PVC to allow a flush surface.
    • Office cladding is designed as a vented, triple-glazed flush facade.
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    • Second, center the entire page on the screen instead of having it flush left.
    • Computer applications like Microsoft Word have us trained that PC-screen content is always flush left?
    • Left alignment ensures all text is flush with left margin and ragged on the right margin.
  • 2 (having money) [colloquial/familiar] to be flush andar* bien de dinero
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    • Did the young man, suddenly flush with success, bury his money in tomato cans in his back yard?
    • The Government is so flush with cash that it cancelled the 2005 January bond tender.
    • So, flush with cash from the power plant sales and the securitization, Judge went shopping.
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    • The port and claret were laid down in happier times, when cash was flush and planning for the future mattered.
    • Don't rush to hire when sales turn strong and cash is flush.
    • A lot of the projects were started when money was flush.

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Word of the day deteriorar
vt
los conflictos laborales han deteriorado nuestras relaciones = the labor disputes have damaged our relations …
Cultural fact of the day

Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.