rush

(redirected from rush hour)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

rush

noun acceleration, bustle, celerity, crush, dash, deluge, expeditiousness, flood, flurry, haste, hurried activity, hurry, no time to lose, onrush, precipitance, press of work, promptitude, rampage, run, scamper, scramble, scurry, sprint, spurt, stampede, torrent, urgency, velocity, whirlwind
Associated concepts: time of the essence, date certain

rush

verb accelerate, bustle, charge, expedite, hustle, lose no time, make haste, precipitate, quicken, rush to and fro, scramble, scurry, speed, spout, spur, spurt, surge, work under pressure
See also: dispatch, expedite, haste, hasten, outbreak, outburst, precipitate, race, spate
References in periodicals archive ?
Even though this isn't the rush hour, we know this is more comfortable compared to, what we can imagine, the difficulty of the passengers when it's peak hours when the lines are even longer.
Working with colleague Igor Durdanovic, Baum then turned to Rush Hour to see whether the same divide-and-conquer strategy would be as successful in another domain.
From 1975 to 1987, the share of interstate highways in metropolitan areas that were congested during rush hours rose from 42 percent to 63 percent, according to a study by Clifford Winston and his colleagues at the Brookings Institution.
In addition to tricked out new race, crash and road rage modes, Burnout Revenge takes the series' blistering speed and spectacular destruction to dizzying new heights with an all-new traffic attack mode, challenging gamers to battle the clock and unleash their frustrations on rush hour traffic.
At the other end of the scale, the quickest A-road during rush hour on Teesside is the A66 westbound in Middlesbrough, where average rush-hour speeds reach a rapid 46.
Coun Ward said: "It was a pleasure to be in a position to take part in events such as the Rush Hour Challenge.
Particular rush hour pressure points include the junction of Gibbet Hill Road and Kenilworth Road.
He became a household name after starring alongside Jackie Chan in Rush Hour in 1998, and its two sequels.
It caused trains to back up through the city centre during the 5pm rush hour, resulting in delays of up to 90 minutes for commuters.
A MAIN road had to be closed off during rush hour after a lorry overturned under a railway bridge.
That means match traffic and rush hour traffic will meet in Walton and possibly beyond.
JACKIE Chan and Chris Tucker are set to reunite for a new movie - but it will not be another Rush Hour film.