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The action of washing oneself or laundering clothes, bed linen, etc,
  1. The action of washing oneself or laundering clothes, bed linen, etc

  2. A quantity of clothes, bed linen, etc., that is to be washed or has just been washed
    • - she took her washing around to the launderette

  1. wash: the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
  2. laundry: garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
  3. (wash) a thin coat of water-base paint
  4. (wash) clean with some chemical process
  5. (wash) the dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon)
  6. (wash) move by or as if by water; "The swollen river washed away the footbridge"
  7. Washing is one way of cleaning, namely with water and often some kind of soap or detergent. Washing is an essential part of good hygiene and health.
  8. In photography, washing is an important part of all film processing and printmaking processes. After materials have been fixed, washing removes unwanted and exhausted processing chemicals which, if left in situ, may cause deterioration and destruction of the image.
  9. (The wash) The Wash is the square-mouthed estuary on the northwest margin of East Anglia on the east coast of England, where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire. It is among the largest estuaries in the United Kingdom. It is fed by the Rivers Witham, Welland, Nene and Great Ouse.
  10. (The Wash (1985 film)) The Wash is a 1985 Japanese film by Philip Kan Gotanda, who also wrote the play it is based on. ...
  11. (The Wash (soundtrack)) The Wash is a 2001 soundtrack album followed by the movie The Wash, released on September 25, 2001. The album was produced by multi-platinum producer Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg.
  12. WASH (97.1 FM) is a Clear Channel Communications radio station located in Washington, D.C.. Known on-air as "Wash-FM", the station has a adult contemporary format. The station also streams its broadcast on the Internet.
  13. The action of the verb to wash; Clothing, bed linen or soft furnishings that have been or are to be washed; The residue after an ore, etc, has been washed; the liquid used to wash an ore
  14. (washery) The place in the above ground part of a coalmine where coal is washed
  15. (washings) A cellular sample obtained by flushing a body area with fluid.
  16. (Wash) used in watercolor painting, brush drawing, and occasionally in oil painting to describe a broad thin layer of diluted pigment or ink. Also refers to a drawing made in this technique.
  17. (Wash) A mixture of oxide or stain and water that is applied to a piece of ceramic or a glaze coat in order to color it; sometimes includes an oxide or stain and a flux to help fuse it to the clay body or glaze.
  18. (wash) A thin, transparent layer of paint or ink.
  19. (Wash) Removal or erosion of soil by the action of moving water. A natural watercourse, wet or dry.
  20. (Wash) The broken water left behind a boat in motion.
  21. (wash) To mix the deck by spreading the cards face down on the table and mixing them up. A dealer may wash the deck before shuffling.
  22. (Wash) the color and texture produced by the finishing process of washing the jean; creates varying results, such as an aged appearance or enhanced softness and can include applying colored dye and resin.
  23. (Wash) Casting defect resulting from erosion of sand by flowing metal. Also a term for coating materials applied to molds, cores, etc.
  24. (wash) The slope on the top of a stone unit intended to shed water.
  25. (20. Wash) The application of color in a thin, fluid manner.  Also refers to diluted pigment.