flushing

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Etymology 1[edit]

From flush + -ing.

Verb[edit]

flushing

  1. present participle of flush
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Noun[edit]

flushing ‎(plural flushings)

  1. The act by which something is flushed.
    We tried to repair the toilet, but it broke again after two or three flushings.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Named after the dated anglicized Dutch city name Flushing ‎(Vlissingen) where the wool was made, from Dutch Vlissingen, further etymology is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

flushing ‎(plural flushings)

  1. (Britain) A heavy, coarse cloth manufactured from shoddy.
  2. A surface formed of floating threads.