- a rapid or intense outflow: an outrush of water from a bursting pipe.
Origin of outrush
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Examples from the Web for outrush
The influx of troops was hampered by the outrush of civilians.
There appears to be an outrush of something from the burning substance.
There is an outrush of something, said Becher and Stahl, and this something is the "principle of fire."
But such an outrush of a nation in all directions implied the quick growth of diverse interests and opposing policies.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)
John William Draper
Here the step most vital to success, the sine qua non, was to keep that outside door open for the outrush of two hundred men.Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons
Homer B. Sprague
- a flowing or rushing out
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