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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rush v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rushed p. pr. & vb. n. Rushing.]
 1. To move forward with impetuosity, violence, and tumultuous rapidity or haste; as, armies rush to battle; waters rush down a precipice.
    Like to an entered tide, they all rush by.   --Shak.
 2. To enter into something with undue haste and eagerness, or without due deliberation and preparation; as, to rush business or speculation.
    They . . . never think it to be a part of religion to rush into the office of princes and ministers.   --Sprat.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 rushing
      n 1: (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by
           running into the line; "the linebackers were ready to
           stop a rush" [syn: rush]
      2: the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in
         his haste to leave he forgot his book" [syn: haste, hurry,
          rush]