Onrush in a sentence as a noun

It steeps my thought And spirit in oblivious gloom, And, in its dizzy onrush caught, Dashes it on the shores of doom.

The lower side of the airfoil is more exposed to the onrush of air, and clearly this pushes the airfoil upwards.

Most people would probably be outraged, most people would probably experience a chill running down their spine accompanied by an onrush of fear.

And of these objects, some are held back by sluggish waters and are transported gently; others are torn along by a more violent current; some, which are nearest the bank, are left there as the current slackens; and others are carried out to sea by the onrush of the stream.

Onrush definitions


(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"

See also: attack onslaught onset


a forceful forward rush or flow; "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"