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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
washing

Plural
-

washing (-)
  1. (uncountable) the action of the verb to wash
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) clothing, bed linen or soft furnishings that have been or are to be washed
    • My mother used to do the washing on a Monday
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) the residue after an ore, etc, has been washed
    • The washings have a higher concentration of metal
  4. the liquid used to wash an ore

Synonyms

  • (articles that have been or are to be washed): laundry (especially US)

Translations

Verb

washing

  1. Present participle of wash.

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