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cleaner, comparative; cleanest, superlative;
  1. Free from dirt, marks, or stains
    • - the room was spotlessly clean
    • - keep the wound clean
  2. Having been washed since last worn or used
    • - a clean blouse
  3. (of paper) Not yet marked by writing or drawing
    • - he copied the directions onto a clean sheet of paper
  4. (of a person) Attentive to personal hygiene
    • - by nature he was clean and neat
  5. Free from pollutants or unpleasant substances
    • - we will create a cleaner, safer environment
  6. Free from or producing relatively little radioactive contamination

  7. Morally uncontaminated; pure; innocent
    • - clean living
  8. Not sexually offensive or obscene
    • - it's all good clean fun
    • - even when clean, his verses are very funny
  9. Showing or having no record of offenses or crimes
    • - a clean driving license is essential for the job
  10. Played or done according to the rules
    • - it was a good clean fight
  11. Not possessing or containing anything illegal, esp. drugs or stolen goods
    • - I searched him and his luggage, and he was clean
  12. (of a person) Not taking or having taken drugs or alcohol

  13. Free from ceremonial defilement, according to Mosaic Law and similar religious codes

  14. (of an animal) Not prohibited under such codes and fit to be used for food

  15. Free from irregularities; having a smooth edge or surface
    • - a clean fracture of the leg
  16. Having a simple, well-defined, and pleasing shape
    • - the clean lines and pared-down planes of modernism
  17. (of an action) Smoothly and skillfully done
    • - I still hadn't made a clean takeoff
  18. (of a taste, sound, or smell) Giving a clear and distinctive impression to the senses; sharp and fresh
    • - clean, fresh, natural flavors
  19. (of timber) Free from knots

  1. Make (something or someone) free of dirt, marks, or mess, esp. by washing, wiping, or brushing
    • - clean your teeth properly after meals
    • - chair covers should be easy to clean
    • - we cleaned Uncle Jim up and made him presentable
    • - he always expected other people to clean up after him
    • - Anne will help with the cleaning
  2. Remove the innards of (fish or poultry) prior to cooking

  1. So as to be free from dirt, marks, or unwanted matter
    • - the room had been washed clean
  2. Used to emphasize the completeness of a reported action, condition, or experience
    • - he was knocked clean off his feet
    • - I clean forgot her birthday

  1. make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth"
  2. free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals"
  3. clean and jerk: a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
  4. completely; used as intensifiers; "clean forgot the appointment"; "I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out"
  5. free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner"
  6. fairly: in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; "they played fairly"
  7. Clean is a 2004 film directed by French director Olivier Assayas, starring Nick Nolte and Maggie Cheung. It was jointly funded by Canada, France, and United Kingdom sources.
  8. Clean is the second full-length studio album from industrial band Deitiphobia, released in 1994 by Myx Records. It is the earliest Deitiphobia album not to feature Brent Stackhouse, who left in 1992, and was also the band's debut for the Myx label. ...
  9. The CLEAN algorithm is a computational algorithm to perform a deconvolution on images created in radio astronomy. It was published by Jan Högbom in 1974 and several variations have been proposed since .
  10. In computer science, Clean is a general-purpose purely functional computer programming language.
  11. The Clean are an influential Indie rock band that formed in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1978. Led through a number of early rotating line-ups by brothers Hamish and David Kilgour, the band settled down to the well-known line-up with bassist Robert Scott. ...
  12. (Cleaning) Cleanliness is the absence of dirt, including dust, stains, bad smells and garbage. Purposes of cleanliness include health, beauty, absence of offensive odor, avoidance of shame, and to avoid the spreading of dirt and contaminants to oneself and others. ...
  13. The first part of the event clean and jerk in which the weight is brought from the ground to the shoulders; To remove dirt from a place or object; To tidy up, make a place neat; To remove equipment from a climbing route after it was previously lead climbed; To make things clean in general; ...
  14. (Cleaned) When a coin has been cleaned with baking soda or other mild abrasives, it may have a slightly washed out appearance. If the lustre or color of a coin appears even the slightest bit unnatural as a result of past cleaning, the coin is usually described as “cleaned” when catalogued for sale.
  15. (cleaned) A term applied to a coin whose original surface has been removed. The effects may be slight or severe, depending on the method used.
  16. (cleaned) coins can be cleaned to enhance their appearance. Cleaning is considered to be undesirable by most collectors since the coin has been altered and not in its original state. Cleaning can be done by dipping in cleaning solution, polishing, or brushing. ...
  17. (Cleaned) A coin that was cleaned at some time.
  18. (Cleaned) A machinist's term that refers to grinding down the surface of a piece of metal to remove rust and other imperfections.  In knife terminology cleaning or "cleaned" refers to re-grinding the surfaces of a blade to remove traces of corrosion and/or improper sharpening. ...
  19. (Cleaned) Stamps which have had ink, fiscal or other cancellation removed by chemical.
  20. (Cleaned) cleared of undesired materials by screens, magnets or forced air.
  21. (cleaned) A state of coin which has been artificially altered to appear as a higher grade
  22. (cleaned) Or "clean," this is slang for making it through a tricky section of trail without putting a foot down as in, "I cleaned Slickrock trail today."
  23. (Cleaning (stamps)) Soiled or stained stamps are sometimes cleaned with chemicals or by erasing. The cleaning is usually done to improve the appearance of a stamp. A cleaned stamp can also mean one from which a cancellation has been removed, making a used stamp appear unused.
  24. (cleaning) taking the necessary steps (driving around, stopping in various locations) to avoid being followed.
  25. (Cleaning) Removal of runners, risers, flash, surplus metals, and sand from a casting.