Flush-box

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Flush-box a rectangular tank supplied with water for flushing the bowls of water-closets
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. orig. identical with succeeding word, but meaning influenced by phonetic association with flash, the senses relating to colour by blush.

Usage

In literature:

Up at the head where the canyon boxed she flushed a flock of wild turkeys.
"The Call of the Canyon" by Zane Grey
The missionary had edged off to one side, and so Flush of Gold faced the box when it struck.
"Lost Face" by Jack London
Charmian, with flushed cheeks and shining eyes, turned to look once more at Adelaide Shiffney's box.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
A boxed top may have the top board flush with the sides, Fig.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
This was enough to bring him next to a red box set flush with the wall.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
Her face was flushed with happiness and she held the odd, sweet-smelling box close against her cheek.
"The Ranch Girls at Rainbow Lodge" by Margaret Vandercook
In five minutes Miss Minerva was back, flushed and disheveled, from a hunt through several bureau-drawers and boxes.
"The Girl Next Door" by Augusta Huiell Seaman
I went to the opera one night and took a box, for I was very flush.
"The Gully of Bluemansdyke" by A. Conan Doyle
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In news:

Sanus Systems has introduced the Model LR1A Recessed In-Wall Box, which allows a flat-panel TV to rest flush against the wall.
Premier Mount's in- wall box is a mounting option that allows the box to be recessed into the wall, providing a high-end finished appearance to HDTV/LCD displays by resting flush against the wall and concealing mount equipment and cabling.
128-15 26th Ave PO Box 541550 Flushing, NY 11354-0108 US.
You'll want a soldering iron, solder, an extra box of butt connectors, heat-shrink tubing, electrical tape, wire loom, flush-cut dikes, a crimping tool, wire ties, and a heat gun.
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