washer

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noun wash·er \ˈwȯ-shər, ˈwä-\

Definition of washer

  1. 1 :  a flat thin ring or a perforated plate used in joints or assemblies to ensure tightness, prevent leakage, or relieve friction

  2. 2 :  one that washes; especially :  washing machine

Examples of washer in a Sentence

  1. We bought a new washer and dryer.

14th Century

First Known Use of washer

14th century


WASHER Defined for English Language Learners

washer

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noun wash·er \ˈwȯ-shər, ˈwä-\

Definition of washer for English Language Learners

  • : a thin, flat ring that is made of metal, plastic, or rubber and that is used to make something (such as a bolt) fit tightly or to prevent rubbing


WASHER Defined for Kids

washer

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noun wash·er \ˈwȯ-shər, ˈwä-\

Definition of washer for Students

  1. 1 :  washing machine

  2. 2 :  a ring (as of metal) used to make something fit tightly or to prevent rubbing



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