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gush

Noun

1 a sudden rapid flow (as of water); "he heard the flush of a toilet"; "there was a little gush of blood"; "she attacked him with an outpouring of words" [syn: flush, outpouring]
2 an unrestrained expression of emotion [syn: effusion, outburst, blowup, ebullition]

Verb

1 gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth" [syn: spurt, spirt, spout]
2 praise enthusiastically; "She raved about that new restaurant" [syn: rave]
3 issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth; "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the building" [syn: jet]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

Middle English

Pronunciation

Noun

Translations

sudden rapid outflow

Translations

flow forth suddenly
make an excessive display of enthusiasm

Extensive Definition

This article is about the instant messenger. For the Hesder Yeshiva, see Yeshivat Har Etzion.
Gush was a free cross-platform instant messaging client supporting the Jabber protocol. Gush used Adobe Flash as its programming framework. It was designed to emulate a "desktop" interface and, besides its traditional instant messaging functionality, included a newsreader and picture browser in an aesthetically pleasing environment. Gush was advertised as being secure, full featured, and simple. As of May 2006, the Gush client is no longer available for download from its creators, who have been hired by Google and are now spending their time on projects there.

External links

gush in Dutch: Gush

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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