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washing

wash·ing

washing

 
pronunciation:
wa shIng
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or activity of using water, and often soap, to clean oneself or something else.
After a vigorous washing, his paint-spattered hands looked much cleaner.This dog really needs a washing.
similar words:
bath
definition 2: the activity of using water, and usually detergent or soap, to clean clothes or other materials made of fabric.
I haven't done the washing for a week and I don't have a clean shirt.Are you finished with the washing yet?
definition 3: clothes or other articles gathered to be washed together; laundry.
He came home from college and brought along his washing.
similar words:
wash
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