Washable
Washable Wash"a*ble, a. Capable of being washed without damage to fabric or color. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • washable — ☆ washable [wôsh′ə bəl] adj. that can be washed without shrinking, fading, or other damage n. a washable fabric or garment …   English World dictionary

  • washable — (adj.) 1620s, from WASH (Cf. wash) (v.) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Washables (n.), 1892 …   Etymology dictionary

  • washable — adjective 1 something that is washable can be washed without being damaged: washable cushion covers | machine washable: machine washable wool 2 paint, ink etc that is washable will come out of cloth when you wash it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • washable — wash|a|ble [ˈwɔʃəbəl US ˈwo:ʃ , ˈwa:ʃ ] adj 1.) something that is washable can be washed without being damaged ▪ washable cushion covers ▪ The gloves are machine washable . 2.) paint or ink that is washable will come out of cloth when you wash it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • washable — UK [ˈwɒʃəb(ə)l] / US [ˈwɑʃəb(ə)l] adjective 1) able to be washed without being damaged washable seat covers machine washable 2) a liquid such as paint or ink that is washable can be removed from cloth when it is washed …   English dictionary

  • washable — [[t]wɒ̱ʃəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Washable clothes or materials can be washed in water without being damaged. Choose washable curtains …   English dictionary

  • washable — washability, n. /wosh euh beuhl, waw sheuh /, adj. 1. capable of being washed without shrinking, fading, or the like. n. 2. a washable garment. [1615 25; WASH + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • washable — adjective Capable of being washed without being damaged; especially by some method, for example machine washable Ant: unwashable, nonwashable …   Wiktionary

  • washable — wash·able wȯsh ə bəl adj 1) capable of being washed without damage 2) soluble in water <washable ointment bases> …   Medical dictionary

  • washable — adj. Washable is used with these nouns: ↑nappy …   Collocations dictionary

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