onrush

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noun on·rush \ˈȯn-ˌrəsh, ˈän-\

Definition of onrush

  1. 1 :  a rushing forward or onward

  2. 2 :  onset

onrushing

play \ˈȯn-ˌrə-shiŋ, ˈän-\ adjective

Examples of onrush in a sentence

  1. <a sudden onrush of development in an area that was rural until very recently>

Circa 1784

First Known Use of onrush

circa 1784


ONRUSH Defined for English Language Learners

onrush

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noun on·rush \ˈȯn-ˌrəsh, ˈän-\

Definition of onrush for English Language Learners

  • : a strong, fast movement forward

  • : a sudden development or appearance of something


ONRUSH Defined for Kids

onrush

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noun on·rush \ˈȯn-ˌrəsh, ˈän-\

Definition of onrush for Students

  1. :  a strong fast movement forward <We got caught in the onrush of shoppers.>



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