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  • 101 washing of feet — noun A ritual washing of churchgoers feet by clergy practised by some Christians, especially associated with Maundy Thursday Syn: feet washing, foot washing, mandatum, pedilavium …

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  • 102 washing day — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms washing day : singular washing day plural washing days washday …

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  • 103 washing line — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms washing line : singular washing line plural washing lines British a rope tied between poles used for hanging wet clothes on to dry …

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  • 104 washing soda — noun a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper • Syn: ↑sodium carbonate, ↑sal soda, ↑soda ash, ↑soda • Hypernyms: ↑salt * * * noun [noncount] : a chemical that is added to water to help clean very dirty… …

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  • 105 washing machine — noun Date: circa 1754 a machine for washing; especially one for washing clothes and household linen …

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  • 106 washing machine — n. to run, use a washing machine * * * [ wɒʃɪŋməˌʃiːn] use a washing machine to run …

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  • 107 washing bottle — noun 1. : wash bottle 2. : a bottle for use in washing gases by passing them through liquid contained in it * * * washing bottle, = wash bottle. (Cf. ↑wash bottle) …

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  • 108 washing machine — Appliance Ap*pli ance, n. 1. The act of applying; application. [1913 Webster] 2. subservience; compliance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A thing applied or used as a means to an end; an apparatus or device; as, to use various appliances; a… …

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  • 109 Washing soda — Soda So da, n. [It., soda, in OIt., ashes used in making glass, fr. L. solida, fem. of solidus solid; solida having probably been a name of glasswort. See {Solid}.] 1. (Chem.) (a) Sodium oxide or hydroxide. (b) Popularly, sodium carbonate or… …

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  • 110 washing soda — Sodium So di*um, n. [NL., fr.E. soda.] (Chem.) A common metallic element of the alkali group, in nature always occuring combined, as in common salt, in albite, etc. It is isolated as a soft, waxy, white, unstable metal, so highly reactive that it …

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  • 111 Washing of the Spears — The Washing of the Spears is a classic book about the Zulu Nation under Shaka and the Anglo Zulu War of 1879, written by Donald R. Morris in the 1960s. It includes a wealth of some of the earliest wartime photography …

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  • 112 Washing Bay — The Washing Bay gaeilge is a small village in the south east of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is on the edge of Lough Neagh. The village is about five miles east of Coalisland, and has a population of around 100 people.port*Derrylaughan… …

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  • 113 Washing Painter — Der Frauenbad Maler (Washing Painter) war ein namentlich heute nicht mehr bekannter attischer Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils, der zwischen 430 und 410 v. Chr. tätig war. Seinen Notnamen erhielt er durch die Lutrophoros 1452 im Archäologischen… …

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  • 114 washing tub — a wooden container in which salted cod are placed at various stages in preparation for drying (Newfoundland). Also called washing vat …

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  • 115 washing machine — an apparatus, esp. a household appliance, for washing clothing, linens, etc. Also called washer. [1790 1800] * * * …

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  • 116 washing powder — noun A powder used in washing clothes, etc.; a detergent …

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  • 117 washing-up liquid — noun The substance used to wash dishes. I have to use a special washing up liquid, because I have sensistive skin. See Also: dish soap, dishwashing soap …

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  • 118 Washing machine (plongée) — En plongée sous marine récréative ou technique, une washing machine est un lieu où existe un fort courant ascendant ou descendant impromptu qui déstabilise le plongeur et l emporte sur parfois plusieurs dizaines de mètres dans le plan vertical.… …

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  • 119 washing machine — Synonyms and related words: aquamanile, automatic dishwasher, basin, bath, bathtub, bidet, dishpan, dishwasher, ewer, finger bowl, kitchen sink, lavabo, lavatory, piscina, shower, shower bath, shower curtain, shower head, shower room, shower… …

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  • 120 washing house — n. outbuilding or basement room used for laundry; public building for washing clothes …

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