onrush

[ on-ruhsh, awn- ]
/ ˈɒnˌrʌʃ, ˈɔn- /

noun

a strong forward rush, flow, etc.

Nearby words

  1. onomatopoeic,
  2. onondaga,
  3. onondaga lake,
  4. onondagan,
  5. onr,
  6. onrushing,
  7. ons,
  8. onsager,
  9. onset,
  10. onshore

Origin of onrush

1835–45; on + rush1, after the verb phrase rush on

Related formson·rush·ing, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for onrush

onrush

/ (ˈɒnˌrʌʃ) /

noun

a forceful forward rush or flow
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