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Bush vs. Push

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Bushnoun

(horticulture) A woody plant distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, being usually less than six metres tall; a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category.

Pushverb

To apply a force to (an object) such that it moves away from the person or thing applying the force.

‘In his anger he pushed me against the wall and threatened me.’; ‘You need to push quite hard to get this door open.’;

Bushnoun

A person's pubic hair, especially a woman's; loosely, a woman's vulva.

Pushverb

(transitive) To continually attempt to persuade (a person) into a particular course of action.

Bushnoun

A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree.

‘bushes to support pea vines’;

Pushverb

(transitive) To press or urge forward; to drive.

‘to push an objection too far; to push one's luck’;

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Bushnoun

(historical) A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself.

Pushverb

(transitive) To continually promote (a point of view, a product for sale, etc.).

‘Stop pushing the issue — I'm not interested.’; ‘They're pushing that perfume again.’; ‘There were two men hanging around the school gates today, pushing drugs.’;

Bushnoun

(hunting) The tail, or brush, of a fox.

Pushverb

To approach; to come close to.

‘My old car is pushing 250,000 miles.’; ‘He's pushing sixty. (= he's nearly sixty years old)’;

Bushnoun

(archaic) A tavern or wine merchant.

Pushverb

(intransitive) To tense the muscles in the abdomen in order to expel its contents.

‘During childbirth, there are times when the obstetrician advises the woman not to push.’;

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Bushnoun

(often with "the") Rural areas, typically remote, wooded, undeveloped and uncultivated.

Pushverb

(intransitive) To continue to attempt to persuade a person into a particular course of action.

Bushnoun

(Australia) The countryside area of Australia that is less arid and less remote than the outback; loosely, areas of natural flora even within conurbations.

Pushverb

To make a higher bid at an auction.

Bushnoun

(New Zealand) An area of New Zealand covered in forest, especially native forest.

Pushverb

(poker) To make an all-in bet.

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Bushnoun

(Canadian) The wild forested areas of Canada; upcountry.

Pushverb

To move (a pawn) directly forward.

Bushnoun

(Canadian) A woodlot or bluff on a farm.

Pushverb

(computing) To add (a data item) to the top of a stack.

Bushnoun

(baseball) Amateurish behavior, short for "bush league behavior"

Pushverb

(computing) To publish (an update, etc.) by transmitting it to other computers.

Bushnoun

A thick washer or hollow cylinder of metal.

Pushverb

(obsolete) To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore.

Bushnoun

A mechanical attachment, usually a metallic socket with a screw thread, such as the mechanism by which a camera is attached to a tripod stand.

Pushverb

To burst out of its pot, as a bud or shoot.

Bushnoun

A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored.

Pushverb

(snooker) To strike the cue ball in such a way that it stays in contact with the cue and object ball at the same time (a foul shot)

Bushverb

(intransitive) To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.

Pushnoun

A short, directed application of force; an act of pushing.

‘Give the door a hard push if it sticks.’;

Bushverb

To set bushes for; to support with bushes.

‘to bush peas’;

Pushnoun

An act of tensing the muscles of the abdomen in order to expel its contents.

‘One more push and the baby will be out.’;

Bushverb

To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush.

‘to bush a piece of land; to bush seeds into the ground’;

Pushnoun

A great effort (to do something).

‘Some details got lost in the push to get the project done.’; ‘Let's give one last push on our advertising campaign.’;

Bushverb

(transitive) To furnish with a bush or lining.

‘to bush a pivot hole’;

Pushnoun

An attempt to persuade someone into a particular course of action.

Bushadverb

(Australia) Towards the direction of the outback.

‘On hatching, the chicks scramble to the surface and head bush on their own.’;

Pushnoun

(military) A marching or drill maneuver/manoeuvre performed by moving a formation (especially a company front) forward or toward the audience, usually to accompany a dramatic climax or crescendo in the music.

Bushadjective

(colloquial) Not skilled; not professional; not major league.

‘They're supposed to be a major league team, but so far they've been bush.’;

Pushnoun

A wager that results in no loss or gain for the bettor as a result of a tie or even score

Bushnoun

A thicket, or place abounding in trees or shrubs; a wild forest.

Pushnoun

(computing) The addition of a data item to the top of a stack.

Bushnoun

A shrub; esp., a shrub with branches rising from or near the root; a thick shrub or a cluster of shrubs.

‘To bind a bush of thorns among sweet-smelling flowers.’;

Pushnoun

The situation where a server sends data to a client without waiting for a request, as in server push, push technology.

Bushnoun

A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree; as, bushes to support pea vines.

Pushnoun

A particular crowd or throng or people.

Bushnoun

A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (as sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself.

‘If it be true that good wine needs no bush, 't is true that a good play needs no epilogue.’;

Pushnoun

(snooker) A foul shot in which the cue ball is in contact with the cue and the object ball at the same time

Bushnoun

The tail, or brush, of a fox.

Pushnoun

A pustule; a pimple.

Bushnoun

A lining for a hole to make it smaller; a thimble or ring of metal or wood inserted in a plate or other part of machinery to receive the wear of a pivot or arbor.

Pushnoun

A pustule; a pimple.

Bushnoun

A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored.

Pushnoun

A thrust with a pointed instrument, or with the end of a thing.

Bushverb

To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.

Pushnoun

Any thrust. pressure, impulse, or force, or force applied; a shove; as, to give the ball the first push.

Bushverb

To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas.

Pushnoun

An assault or attack; an effort; an attempt; hence, the time or occasion for action.

‘Exact reformation is not perfected at the first push.’; ‘When it comes to the push, 'tis no more than talk.’;

Bushverb

To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush; as, to bush a piece of land; to bush seeds into the ground.

Pushnoun

The faculty of overcoming obstacles; aggressive energy; as, he has push, or he has no push.

Bushverb

To furnish with a bush, or lining; as, to bush a pivot hole.

Pushnoun

A crowd; a company or clique of associates; a gang.

Bushnoun

a low woody perennial plant usually having several major branches

Pushverb

To press against with force; to drive or impel by pressure; to endeavor to drive by steady pressure, without striking; - opposed to draw.

‘Sidelong had pushed a mountain from his seat.’;

Bushnoun

a large wilderness area

Pushverb

To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore.

‘If the ox shall push a manservant or maidservant, . . . the ox shall be stoned.’;

Bushnoun

dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes

Pushverb

To press or urge forward; to drive; to push an objection too far.

‘Ambition pushes the soul to such actions as are apt to procure honor to the actor.’; ‘We are pushed for an answer.’;

Bushnoun

43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946)

Pushverb

To bear hard upon; to perplex; to embarrass.

Bushnoun

United States electrical engineer who designed an early analogue computer and who led the scientific program of the United States during World War II (1890-1974)

Pushverb

To importune; to press with solicitation; to tease.

Bushnoun

Vice President under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924)

Pushverb

To make a thrust; to shove; as, to push with the horns or with a sword.

Bushnoun

hair growing in the pubic area

Pushverb

To make an advance, attack, or effort; to be energetic; as, a man must push in order to succeed.

‘At the time of the end shall the kind of the south push at him and the king of the north shall come against him.’; ‘War seemed asleep for nine long years; at lengthBoth sides resolved to push, we tried our strength.’;

Bushverb

provide with a bushing

Pushverb

To burst pot, as a bud or shoot.

‘The rider pushed on at a rapid pace.’;

Bushadjective

not of the highest quality or sophistication

Pushnoun

the act of applying force in order to move something away;

‘he gave the door a hard push’; ‘the pushing is good exercise’;

Bushnoun

a shrub or clump of shrubs with stems of moderate length

‘a rose bush’;

Pushnoun

the force used in pushing;

‘the push of the water on the walls of the tank’; ‘the thrust of the jet engines’;

Bushnoun

a bunch of ivy as a vintner's sign.

Pushnoun

enterprising or ambitious drive;

‘Europeans often laugh at American energy’;

Bushnoun

(especially in Australia and Africa) wild or uncultivated country

‘they have to spend a night camping in the bush’;

Pushnoun

an electrical switch operated by pressing a button;

‘the elevator was operated by push buttons’; ‘the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk’;

Bushnoun

vegetation growing in the bush

‘the lowland country was covered in thick bush’;

Pushnoun

an effort to advance;

‘the army made a push toward the sea’;

Bushnoun

indigenous rainforest.

Pushverb

move with force,

‘He pushed the table into a corner’;

Bushnoun

uncivilized or primitive

‘bush justice’;

Pushverb

press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action;

‘He pushed her to finish her doctorate’;

Bushnoun

a luxuriant growth of thick hair or fur

‘a childish face with a bush of bright hair’;

Pushverb

make publicity for; try to sell (a product);

‘The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model’; ‘The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops’;

Bushnoun

a woman's pubic hair.

Pushverb

strive and make an effort to reach a goal;

‘She tugged for years to make a decent living’; ‘We have to push a little to make the deadline!’; ‘She is driving away at her doctoral thesis’;

Bushnoun

a metal lining for a round hole, especially one in which an axle revolves.

Pushverb

press against forcefully without being able to move;

‘she pushed against the wall with all her strength’;

Bushnoun

a bearing for a revolving shaft.

Pushverb

approach a certain age or speed;

‘She is pushing fifty’;

Bushnoun

a sleeve that protects an electric cable where it passes through a panel.

Pushverb

exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for;

‘The liberal party pushed for reforms’; ‘She is crusading for women's rights’; ‘The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate’;

Bushverb

spread out into a thick clump

‘her hair bushed out like a halo’;

Pushverb

sell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs);

‘The guy hanging around the school is pushing drugs’;

Pushverb

move strenuously and with effort;

‘The crowd pushed forward’;

Pushverb

make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby;

‘`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman’;

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