dish·wash·er | \-ˌwȯ-shər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of dishwasher 

1 : a worker employed to wash dishes

2 : a machine for washing dishes

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The features measured include air-conditioning, private laundry, parking, dishwasher, balcony, pool, hardwood floors, dog friendliness, gym, and cat friendliness. Shannon Rooney,, "What do Philly renters want most? Private laundry, air conditioning, parking," 9 July 2018 Critics can point to farmers unable to find farmworkers, small-business owners unable to find dishwashers, and construction workers hit hard by steel tariffs. Joan C. Williams, WSJ, "The Elites Feed Anti-Immigrant Bias," 9 July 2018 The designer kitchen has four ovens, multiple refrigerators and freezers, two Viking microwaves, multiple dishwashers, two ice makers and a warming drawer. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "Hollywood money manager buys $3.8 million Paradise Valley mansion," 25 June 2018 Likewise, if something appears to be broken, like the dishwasher, message the host with a photo to document the damage so you aren’t blamed for it later. Brian X. Chen, New York Times, "Booking With Airbnb? Here’s Your Survival Guide," 6 June 2018 For cooking, there are dual Wolf wall ovens, a six-burner Wolf cooktop with griddle, two dishwashers, two microwaves, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, two Sub-Zero freezer drawers and a warming drawer. Janet Eastman,, "Hollywood Video founder's unfinished riverfront mansion to be auctioned (photos)," 22 May 2018 The company also posted job openings for cooks, dishwashers, facilities and maintenance technicians, and cleaning positions. Jen Fifield, azcentral, "Topgolf to hire 500 employees for Glendale location opening in September," 11 July 2018 But don't forget also that the U.S. has some retaliation rights from the solar panels and the dishwashers that Trump put the tariffs on. Fox News, "Trump calls on DOJ to look into 2016 campaign surveillance," 27 May 2018 The racks or utensil basket can damage the blades and vice versa, and fishing a knife out of the dishwasher isn't a recipe for safety, either. Author: Becky Krystal, Anchorage Daily News, "Take good care of your kitchen knives, and they will take good care of you," 8 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of dishwasher

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of dishwasher

: a person whose job is to wash dishes in a restaurant

: a machine that is used to wash dishes

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