Examples of awash in a Sentence
The deck of the boat was almost awash.
the streets were awash from the heavy rains
Recent Examples of awash from the Web
Both side walls and the back wall of Goodman’s proscenium stage are awash in sky, softly lighted by Aaron Spivey and gradually changing as day gives way to night.
The moon, our silver sister, was always right here with us, awash in our seas, pooling in our eyes, written into the planet’s very DNA.
The area is probably best known for Arsenal Football Club, and on game days at the nearby Emirates Stadium, the streets around this transit hub are awash with fans dressed in red and white.
Social media was awash in shaky mobile-phone footage from those areas, allegedly showing the missiles rise in an orange glow before heading toward their targets .
The open living spaces are awash in white and rich wood tones.
Meanwhile, former industrial areas which once offered hard but dignified jobs -- coal mines, power stations, manufacturing plants -- are today awash with call centres, fulfilment centres and work on supermarket checkouts.
Crowd-funding websites like GoFundMe and Generosity are awash in campaigns for protesters -- some raising tens of thousands of dollars -- and Amazon wish lists of gear circulate on Twitter, Instagram and Whatsapp.
Each year Midwestern farm runoff, awash in nitrogen fertilizer dumped on fields of corn, wheat and other crops, creates a dead zone at the mouth of the Mississippi River.
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First Known Use of awash
Definition of Awash
river 500 miles (805 kilometers) long in eastern Ethiopia flowing northeast
AWASH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of awash for English Language Learners
: flooded with or covered by water or another liquid
: floating in a large amount of water or another liquid
AWASH Defined for Kids
Definition of awash for Students
: flooded or covered with water or other liquid The ship began to sink, her decks already awash.
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