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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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These concentration decay patterns observed by Yahya and coauthors (1992) for 3 flushes with E.
Flushes with heparin or sodium chloride solutions were done every 8hrs.This study demonstrated no difference between heparin & 0.9% NaCl flushes on maintaining patency of short-term CVCs in adults.
CONCLUSION: In conclusion, this study has demonstrated no significant difference between heparin and 0.9% NaCl flushes with regards to catheter patency in adult patients with short-term use of CVC's.
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