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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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When water started to flow in the cake, some amount of water flow in to sampling receptacle therefore there is lower concentration of washed substances in the first sampling filtrate.
First, the hair is washed, followed by the right side of the body starting with the deceased's head and ending with his toes.
Subjects washed their hands significantly more with soap during mornings (70.6%) than during afternoons (66.4%) and evenings (67%).
One person said that she would have been happy to have her feet washed, but she had pantyhose on.
Krieger and his colleagues took non-waxed fruits that had been grown using pesticides and washed them in water or treated them with Fit.
This fabric has been washed by the manufacturer several times to release the tension before you buy it.
Pre-washed/Pre-distressed: thejeans have already been worn and washed by the manufacturer, but they can still shrink or fade if washed improperly.
An Indian car owner, who did not want to be named, said he pays about Dh7 to have his vehicle washed per session.
"The service and system is very flexible and since the new wash lines have been installed, PPS has successfully washed crates, attached lid boxes, collapsible crates, plastic pallets and even certain wheeled dollies.
The first time I was asked to participate in the Holy Thursday ritual, to have my feet washed by the priest, I gave my feet a makeover.
Two paintings of Jesus, one with his feet being washed and the other with him washing his disciples' feet--surely these paintings, portraying examples of humble service toward loved ones, should have been displayed side by side.
"Residue levels may not be substantially lowered during kitchen preparation, because leafy vegetables are often uncooked or not thoroughly washed," he adds.