flush toilet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flush toilet a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it
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Usage

In literature:

I just flush my time down the toilet.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
By 1600, the first toilet and water closet, where water flushed away the waste, was built.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
She sat down by the toilet table with a burning flush on her face.
"Rose of Dutcher's Coolly" by Hamlin Garland
She set about her toilet with a flush of hurry and excitement in her face.
"A Mere Chance, Vol. 1 of 3" by Ada Cambridge
She was flushed from the exertions of a hasty toilet, for which she had fled upstairs at the approach of 'company.
"Atlantic Narratives" by Mary Antin
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In poetry:

The second speaker said
Fear water. Fear drenching rain
Drizzle, oceans, puddles, a damp
Day and the flush toilet.
"Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears" by Robert Francis
Watch out for friends,
because when you betray them,
as you will,
they will bury their heads in the toilet
and flush themselves away.
"Admonitions To A Special Person" by Anne Sexton

In news:

(AP) — Authorities in Florida say a man confessed to trafficking methamphetamine — and then flushed the detective's recorder down the toilet.
Authorities in Florida say a man confessed to trafficking methamphetamine - and then flushed the detective's recorder down the toilet.
Decorative Toilet Tattoos make bathrooms flush with beauty.
Meth dealer flushed his confession on detective 's recorder down toilet.
Authorities in Florida say a man confessed to trafficking methamphetamine — and then flushed the detective 's recorder down the toilet.
How purple toilets on Solvay lawns aim to flush away cancer.
Koreans flush with pride over toilet park.
Bacteria that are propelled into the air every time the toilet is flushed .
Police flush out alleged toilet thief.
Toilet flushing argument leads to criminal charges in Harlingen.
Do many germs escape into the air when a toilet is flushed, and do they affect our health.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — City authorities in Zimbabwe's second largest city said Saturday they were appealing to home owners to flush their toilets at a specified time as a way to unblock sewers after days of severe water rationing.
During the service of the search warrant, police say the suspects tried to flush their meth in the toilet.
Toilet flushing systems, portable space heaters and adult tricycles.
For $5, you can " Flush A Friend", which means the toilet will be placed in their yard.
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