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
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.
General Motor’s credit arm, GMAC is awash in sub-prime mortgages.
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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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