rushed, past participle; rushes, 3rd person singular present; rushing, present participle; rushed, past tense;
Move with urgent haste
Jason rushed after her
I rushed outside and hailed a taxi
(of air or a liquid) Flow strongly
the water rushed in through the great oaken gates
Act with great haste
as soon as the campaign started, they rushed into action
shoppers rushed to buy computers
Force (someone) to act hastily
I don't want to rush you into something
Take (someone) somewhere with great haste
an ambulance was waiting to rush him to the hospital
Deliver (something) quickly to (someone)
we'll rush you a copy at once
Produce and distribute something, or put something up for sale, very quickly
a rewritten textbook was rushed out last autumn
Deal with (something) hurriedly
panic measures were rushed through Congress
Dash toward (someone or something) in an attempt to attack or capture them or it
he rushed the stronghold
Advance rapidly toward (an offensive player, esp. the quarterback)
Gain a specified amount of yardage or score a touchdown or conversion by running from scrimmage with the ball
he rushed for 100 yards on 22 carries
Entertain (a new student) in order to assess their suitability for membership in a college fraternity or sorority
(of a student) Visit (a college fraternity or sorority) with a view toward joining it
he rushed three fraternities
A marsh or waterside plant with slender stemlike pith-filled leaves, widely distributed in temperate areas. Some kinds are used for matting, chair seats, and baskets, and some were formerly used for strewing on floors
Used in names of similar plants of wet habitats, e.g., flowering rush
A stem of such a plant
Such plants used as a material
A thing of no value (used for emphasis)
not one of them is worth a rush
first-come-first-serve(p): not accepting reservations
haste: the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
a sudden forceful flow
rush(a): done under pressure; "a rush job"
Rush was an Australian television series produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation between 1974 and 1976. The first 13 episodes were produced in 1974 and filmed in black and white. ...
Rush (also known as Blood Rush) is a 1983 Italian film starring Conrad Nichols (Luigi Mezzanotte). Originally produced in Italian, the rushed and poorly done overdub turned this futuristic action film into a bizarre comedy for Australian audiences.
Rush is a 1991 American crime drama film, based on a novel written by Kim Wozencraft. An experienced narcotics detective and his inexperienced partner go after an elusive drug dealer. ...
Rush is an Australian television police drama that first screened on Network Ten in September 2008. Set in Melbourne, Victoria, it focuses on the members of a Police Tactical Response team, headed by Inspector Kerry Vincent, played by Catherine McClements. ...
"Rush" is pop song recorded by American pop rock duo Aly & AJ for their debut album Into the Rush. The track was released as their first official single nationwide by their label Hollywood Records. ...
In American football, rushing has two different meanings.
Any of several stiff aquatic or marsh plants of the genus Juncus having hollow or pithy stems and small flowers; The stem of such plants used in making baskets, mats, the seats of chairs, etc; To hurry; to perform a task with great haste; To flow rapidly or noisily; To dribble rapidly; To ...
An English occupational surname for someone who made things from rushes
(rushes) Unedited footage; film material as recorded to tape etc
(rushes) prints of takes that are made immediately after a day's shooting so that they can be examined before the next day's shooting begins.
(Rushes) The workprint, when it is just back from the lab, unedited, called the rushes because of the rush to see that everything came out alright. Also known as Dailies, in honor of the minority of labs that will have it later that day.
(Rushes (or dailies)) film that is processed as soon as possible after shooting so it can be viewed by director and crew.
(Rushes - (dailies)) The lengths of footage taken during the course of filming and processed as the shooting of a film proceeds.
(Rushes(dailies)) Your workprints are usually called rushes or dailies, because a film development lab can produce them so quickly. A days rushes are usually viewed the following morning or evening after the shoot.
(Rushes) A type of plant that thrives in a wet environment, like a fen. The stems are very flexible, so they are used to make baskets and mats, or, as in the tale “Cap o' Rushes,” a concealing cloak.
(Rushes) Another name for dailies. Generally used in Britain.
(Rushes) Daily raw footage shot during a production.
(Rushes) Field tapes or camera originals. These are the first generation tapes recorded by the camera on location.
(Rushes) Lengths of processed film which are usually viewed before editing by the director and unit immediately the film is returned from the processing laboratories.