flush with

flush with (something)

1. verb To use a liquid to cleanse something. You'll need to flush your eyes with this special solution to clear out the debris.
2. adjective Fitting snugly or evenly next to something else. The drywall isn't flush with the jamb, that's why you're having trouble opening the door all the way.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

flush with something

1. Lit. even with something; sharing a surface with something. The edge of the sink is flush with the counter. The wood flooring is flush with the carpet so people won't trip.
2. Fig. [of a face] red with anger, embarrassment, rage, etc. He faced the woman he had dreamed about all his life. His face flushed with recognition and his heart pounded. Ellen's face flushed with embarrassment.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Q Installed in our a eight-year-old building are toilets that flush with 1.6 gallons of water.
The button allows the user to flush with 1.6 or 0.9 gallons.
Some toilets have dual flush capabilities for different wastes, while others are designed to flush with 1.2 gallons or less of water, compared to the standard 1.6 gallons.
Standard practice at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was to dilute the medication in the soluset with a volume of 15 to 20 mL and then flush with the same volume.
How to flush with less water When you depress the handle of a typical toilet, gravity makes the water in the tank rush into the bowl, creating the siphon that carries the waste down the drain line.
In a similar study, Danek and Noris (1992) examined the effectiveness of a normal saline flush with a dilute heparin flush (10 units/ml) on 40, 22-gauge and 120, 24 -gauge catheters in children from birth to 18 years.