Definitions for onrush

Definitions for (noun) onrush

Main entry: onrush, onset, onslaught, attack

Definition: (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

Usage: the attack began at dawn

Main entry: onrush

Definition: a forceful forward rush or flow

Usage: from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed; the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts

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