Definitions

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  • noun (Mining) The process of washing ore, or of uncovering mineral veins, by a heavy discharge of water from a reservoir; flushing; -- also called booming and hydraulic mining.

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  • noun The use of a heavy discharge of water to uncover a mineral vein or wash ore.
  • verb Present participle of hush.

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  • noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)

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Examples

  • Either way, our government seems more interested in hushing up its own misdeeds than either keeping us safe or serving justice.

    Balkinization

  • Either way, our government seems more interested in hushing up its own misdeeds than either keeping us safe or serving justice.

    Balkinization

  • Either way, our government seems more interested in hushing up its own misdeeds than either keeping us safe or serving justice.

    Balkinization

  • Either way, our government seems more interested in hushing up its own misdeeds than either keeping us safe or serving justice.

    Balkinization

  • Either way, our government seems more interested in hushing up its own misdeeds than either keeping us safe or serving justice.

    Balkinization

  • Either way, our government seems more interested in hushing up its own misdeeds than either keeping us safe or serving justice.

    Balkinization

  • Either way, our government seems more interested in hushing up its own misdeeds than either keeping us safe or serving justice.

    Balkinization

  • Either way, our government seems more interested in hushing up its own misdeeds than either keeping us safe or serving justice.

    Balkinization

  • Either way, our government seems more interested in hushing up its own misdeeds than either keeping us safe or serving justice.

    Balkinization

  • Either way, our government seems more interested in hushing up its own misdeeds than either keeping us safe or serving justice.

    Balkinization

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  • adj. In phonetics: of a sound like the ʃ in 'hushing', as opposed to the sharper s of 'hissing': the postalveolar and alveolopalatal consonants.

    October 30, 2008