onrush

[ on-ruhsh, awn- ]
/ ˈɒnˌrʌʃ, ˈɔn- /

noun

a strong forward rush, flow, etc.

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Origin of onrush

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

OTHER WORDS FROM onrush

on·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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