The Wash

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a bay of the North Sea, on the eastern coast of Great Britain. The Wash is 35 km long and 24 km wide at its mouth. The depth in the central part reaches 40 m. The coasts are low-lying. Tides are semidiurnal, with a range of 7.6 m. The Witham, Welland, Nene, and Ouse rivers empty into the Wash. The port of King’s Lynn is situated on the bay.

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If the search leads to nothing, I want to be able to account next for all the linen in the house, and for all the linen sent to the wash.
Soak the item for 30 minutes -- use this time to run an errand, make lunch or have a quick nap -- then simply lift the sink to drop the clothing into the wash.
A tunnel car wash, for the uninformed, is a facility in which the vehicle is taken through the wash on a conveyor-type belt.
The ActiveFoam System turns detergent into fine foam from the beginning of the wash cycle.
During the wash cycle, product is submersed in water and simultaneously showered with low-pressure, high-volume water to remove debris and reduce bacteria content.
When water was reused during the washing process, organic matter rapidly accumulated within the wash water and compromised the efficiency of any sanitizers that had been applied.
You choose whether you wish to remain in your car during the wash experience or let the top notch staff look after your vehicle while you relax in the on-site lounge area, complete with comfortable seating, refreshments, newspapers, magazines and Sky television.
Never add starch or chlorine bleach to the wash water.
If you use a dish cloth to clean up after handling raw meat or poultry, throw it in the wash right away.
The amount of chlorine was found to depend on the quality of the wash water, the chlorine dioxide dosage in the preceding bleaching stage, and the outlet consistency of the washed pulp.
In fact, even laundry bleaches can't be claimed to be disinfectants in the wash wheel, even though they undoubtedly kill bacteria at certain levels.