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rush

1. n. a quick print of a day’s shooting of a film. (Filmmaking. Usually plural.) After today’s shooting, we’ll watch yesterday’s rushes.
2. n. a period of time when fraternities and sororities are permitted to pursue new members. (Collegiate.) When does rush start this year?
3. tv. [for a fraternity or sorority member] to try to persuade someone to join. They can’t rush anyone except during rush week.
4. tv. to court or date someone, usually a woman. (From sense 3) He spent some time trying to rush her but had to give up.
5. n. a burst of energy or good feeling from a drug; the explosive euphoria of some kinds of drugs. (Drugs.) What kind of rush does this have?
6. n. any excitement; any burst of good feeling. (From sense 5) The wonderful ending to the movie gave me a rush.
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6 aligns on tackle's inside shoulder and rushes kick through B gap.
7 receives a right or left call from #3 and rushes through the called shade.
3 give a right or left call to #7, then goes to opposite side and rushes kick from there.
On some rushes, you (the DT) can either attack the guard's or center's shoulder with a jab step or a head fake or knock down the blocker's hands, forcing the blocker out of the horizontal grid.
On other rushes, you can power (bull rush) the blocker out of the vertical grid.
The Rushes spent 40 hours making their display, which features a bevy of animated figures including Santa Claus, two angels, an electric train and a Christmas tree with laser lights.