Cleanup, Clean up or clean-up may refer to:
- Clean-up, a part of the workflow in the production of hand-drawn animation
- a cleanup hitter in baseball
- Clean Up Records, a record label
- Environmental remediation
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cleanup — also clean up, 1856, act of cleaning up, from CLEAN (Cf. clean) + UP (Cf. up). Meaning a profit is recorded from 1878. Verbal phrase clean up make a large profit is from 1929. The adjective, in the baseball sense, is recorded by 1910 … Etymology dictionary
cleanup — [klēn′up΄] n. 1. the act of cleaning up ☆ 2. elimination of crime, vice, graft, etc. ☆ 3. Slang profit; gain adj. ☆ Baseball designating the fourth batter in a team s lineup: so positioned because regarded as most likely to drive in runners on… … English World dictionary
cleanup — I. noun Date: 1872 1. an act or instance of cleaning 2. an exceptionally large profit ; killing II. adjective Date: 1937 being in the fourth position in the batting order of a baseball team < a cleanup hitter > • cleanup … New Collegiate Dictionary
cleanup — /kleen up /, n. 1. the act or process of cleaning up. 2. Slang. a very large profit: The company made a real cleanup on their new invention. 3. Baseball. a. the fourth position in the batting order: Our best home run hitter is batting cleanup. b … Universalium
cleanup — noun 1. a very large profit • Syn: ↑killing • Derivationally related forms: ↑clean up • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism • Hypernyms: ↑net income, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
cleanup — 1. noun the act of cleaning something See Also: clean up 2. adjective to bat fourth in the batting order Jones will be batting cleanup in tonights game … Wiktionary
cleanup — clean up (v.), clean up (adj.),or cleanup (n.) (1) An informal phrase used by lenders to describe a provision in loan documents, usually the promissory notes used for lines of credit. The clean up provision requires that the loan balance… … Financial and business terms
cleanup — clean|up [ klinʌp ] noun count or uncount the process of cleaning a place thoroughly, especially by removing pollution or waste … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
cleanup — n. washing, removing dirt; huge win, landslide victory … English contemporary dictionary
cleanup — clean•up [[t]ˈklinˌʌp[/t]] n. 1) the act or process of cleaning up 2) sts (of a baseball batter) occupying the fourth position in the batting order • Etymology: 1865–70, amer … From formal English to slang