Examples of washing in a Sentence
These shirts will look great even after repeated washings.
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Instead of shutting his doors, Takun J installed a permanent hand-washing station on the main floor, routinely cleaned the space with bleach and discouraged people from getting too close to each other.
Portable toilets and hand-washing stations mark downtown corners in the shadow of buildings where sea kayaks are visible through the glass balconies of $2,000-a-month studios.
The driller pays to refill a large plastic tank on his property, called a water buffalo, that supplies Conrad’s home with water for bathing and washing clothes.
In my experience, many of those low-wage jobs that the immigrant population ends up doing — cutting grass, picking crops, dish-washing — a lot of folks in other communities don't take those jobs because the pay is so low.
The Montreal resident, who runs a power-washing business, is the founder of an initiative called Erasing Hate, where he is often called upon to remove hate symbols that have been graffitied onto public property, according to the CBC.
An employee was seen handling dishes and utensils customers had used, then handling clean dishes and utensils without doing any hand-washing.
Some officials on Sunday evening said the blast may have happened when cleaning chemicals caught fire during a washing of the platform.
The pink bars had been turned into a makeshift washing line, and the girl had hung up her doll's dress on it.
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First Known Use of washing
WASHING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of washing for English Language Learners
: an act of washing something with water and soap
: clothes, towels, sheets, etc., that need to be washed or that are being washed
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