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wash

1. Med any medicinal or soothing lotion for application to a part of the body
2. the flow of water, esp waves, against a surface, or the sound made by such a flow
3. the technique of making wash drawings
4. the erosion of soil by the action of flowing water
5. a mass of alluvial material transported and deposited by flowing water
6. land that is habitually washed by tidal or river waters
7. an alcoholic liquid resembling strong beer, resulting from the fermentation of wort in the production of whisky

Wash

the. a shallow inlet of the North Sea on the E coast of England, between Lincolnshire and Norfolk

wash

[wäsh]
(aerospace engineering)
The stream of air or other fluid sent backward by a jet engine or a propeller.
(building construction)
Any member that serves to carry water away from a section of a structure.
(engineering)
To clean cuttings or other fragmental rock materials out of a borehole by the jetting and buoyant action of a copious flow of water or a mud-laden liquid.
The erosion of core or drill string equipment by the action of a rapidly flowing stream of water or mud-laden drill-circulation liquid.
(fluid mechanics)
The surge of disturbed air or other fluid resulting from the passage of something through the fluid.
(food engineering)
In the manufacture of whiskey, the fermented wort from which the spirit is distilled.
(geology)
An alluvial placer.
A piece of land washed by a sea or river.
(graphic arts)
To dip negatives and prints in water after fixing to remove the soluble silver halide-fixing agent complexes.
(metallurgy)
A coating applied to the face of a mold prior to casting.
A sand expansion defect on the surface finish of a casting due to radiation from the metal rising in the mold and causing increased volume and shear of the interface sand on the upper layers.

wash

1. The sloping upper surface of a building member, as a coping or sill, to carry away water; said of any other member serving such a function. See also drip cap.
2. A manner of applying water color in a rendering. Also see wall-washing.
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The method for the wash down and disinfection will depend of the materiel and could be done with either high-pressure water, high-pressure air, vacuum or wipe off.
Headquartered in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA, Strahman Valves is a worldwide leader in the manufacture of high quality Wash Down Equipment and Industrial Valve products.
According to Robert DuMont, Product Manager - Wash Down Equipment with Strahman Valves, "We have provided heavy-duty wash down equipment to the food processing industry for more than 50 years.
There have even been reports of patients who unwittingly overdosed when they used the citrus libation to wash down a prescribed pill.
The Adept Quattro features over-the-belt mounting, a 1300 mm work envelope and 250 mm Z-stroke along with a wash down option for usage in sensitive manufacturing environments, which require frequent washing to prevent product contamination.
TIME to wash down my lunch with the devil's brew - a tasty pint of beer.
If there are heavy rains, the soil could wash down into the streams, and we will certainly take action to prevent that.
Officers now flush the toilets more often and wash down the drainage gullies.
Whether you're craving garlic parmesan breadsticks at halftime or hope to wash down a U.
I remember sitting up on the roof of our house with my mom, watching mattresses and furniture wash down the street,'' Tiffany said.
The new machines are part of the Thomson Tollo brand, with enhanced corrosion protection making them ideal for wash down application.