n.1.The act of one who washes; the act of cleansing with water; ablution.
2.The clothes washed, esp. at one time; a wash.
3.(Mining) Gold dust procured by washing; also, a place where this is done; a washery.
4.A thin covering or coat; as, a washing of silver.
5.(Stock Exchanges) The operation of simultaneously buying and selling the same stock for the purpose of manipulating the market. The transaction is fictitious, and is prohibited by stock-exchange rules.
6.(Pottery) The covering of a piece with an infusible powder, which prevents it from sticking to its supports, while receiving the glaze.
Washing bear
(Zool.) the raccoon.
Washing bottle
(Chem.) a bottle fitted with glass tubes passing through the cork, so that on blowing into one of the tubes a stream of water issuing from the other may be directed upon anything to be washed or rinsed, as a precipitate upon a filter, etc.
Washing fluid
a liquid used as a cleanser, and consisting usually of alkaline salts resembling soaps in their action.
Washing machine
a machine for washing; specifically, a machine for washing clothes.
Washing soda
(Chem.) See Sodium carbonate, under Sodium.
Washing stuff
any earthy deposit containing gold enough to pay for washing it; - so called among gold miners.
Noun1.washing - the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
Synonyms: lavation, wash
2.Washingwashing - garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
Synonyms: laundry, washables, wash
To dream that you are washing yourself, signifies that you are proud of your social life and personal endeavours. You may even receive some fame and prestige. Alternatively, it may symbolize the cleansing away of unhappy experiences or emotions in your life. To dream that you are washing your feet, signifies that you will be changing your line of work and undertake a more fruitful venture. To dream that you are washing your car, foretells that you illness and troubles will soon pass.ablution, bear raid, bull raid, cleaning out, corner, corner in, douche, douching, elution, elutriation, enema, flush, flushing, flushing out, irrigation, lap, lapping, lathering, laundering, laundry, lavabo, lavage, lavation, laving, manipulation, monopoly, mopping, mopping up, plash, raid, rigging, rinse, rinsing, scouring, scrub, scrubbing, scrubbing up, shampoo, slosh, soaping, splash, sponge, sponging, swabbing, swash, tubbing, wash, wash sale, washday, washing up, washout, washup, wiping up
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