a river in E Ethiopia, flowing NE through the Great Rift Valley to near the Djibouti border. 500 miles (805 km) long.
adverb, adjective (postpositive) (nautical)
at a level even with the surface of the sea
washed over by the waves
1825, originally nautical, “on the level of, flush with,” from a- (1) “on” + wash (n.). Figurative use by 1912.
Full of a liquid; full to surfeit: Dr Johnson was awash in tea, drinking thirty cups each day
Overwhelmed with; drowning in: The dean was awash in niggling student complaints
noun a variant spelling of awhato
from this or that place; off: to go away. aside; to another place; in another direction: to turn your eyes away; to turn away customers. far; apart: away back; away from the subject. out of one’s possession or use: to give money away. out of existence or notice; into extinction: to fade away; to idle […]
- Away goal
noun a goal scored by a team playing away from its home ground. Away goals count for more than home goals in certain competitions
- Away-going crop
a crop planted by a tenant that matures after the expiration of the tenancy and is rightfully the tenant’s to harvest.