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washing machine

a mechanical apparatus, usually powered by electricity, for washing clothing, linens, etc.

washing machine

[′wäsh·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(design engineering)

washing machine

(storage)
An old-style 14-inch hard disk in a floor-standing cabinet. So called because of the size of the cabinet and the "top-loading" access to the media packs - and, of course, they were always set on "spin cycle". The thick channel cables connecting these were called "bit hoses". The washing-machine idiom transcends language barriers; it is even used in Russian hacker jargon.

See also walking drives.
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According to report published by Grand View Research, "Residential Washing Machine Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Fully Automatic, Semi-automatic), By Capacity, By Technology, By Distribution Channel, And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025".
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Specific types of equipment were used to cut through the sides of the machine in order to ensure the safety of the child during the operation, as pulling the child out directly could have severely injured her." The official added, "Thankfully, in this scenario, the washing machine was old and nonfunctional else the girl could have been electrocuted or possibly lost her life."
When the mother came home, she found the boy unconscious inside the washing machine. The boy's uncle broke the washing-machine door and pulled the boy out, but the boy was dead, the police said.
Chris George, head of marketing at Zanussi, said: "We were delighted when Mr Fairclough reached out to tell us that he has had his washing machine for 31 years and it's still running perfectly.
While everyone waited for the machines to do complete the challenge, host Patty Laurel-Filart interviewed the three on how life is now that they have a washing machine that they can rely on:
Cleveland Fire Brigade said: "We attended the school after a report came in around 8pm on Monday of a washing machine alight.
Using the power of ultrasonic technology, Dolfi, which uses 80 times less energy than a standard washing machine, cleans even the most delicate of fabrics without damaging clothes or discoloring of clothes.
For the first year of the tariff, a 20% tariff will be put on the first 1.2 million washing machines imported and a 50% tax will be levied for additional washing machine parts imported.
In Pakistan, Haier is the number one home appliances brand and is well known by the customers for their reliable washing machines, refrigerators, air conditioners and deep freezers.
A cruel babysitter trapped a toddler inside a washing machine and laughed while filming the incident as the 2-year-old boy cried.