washing

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noun wash·ing \ˈwȯ-shiŋ, ˈwä-\

Definition of washing

  1. 1 :  the act or action of one that cleanses with water

  2. 2 :  material obtained by washing

  3. 3 :  articles washed or to be washed :  wash

Examples of washing in a sentence

  1. These shirts will look great even after repeated washings.

13th Century

First Known Use of washing

13th century



WASHING Defined for English Language Learners

washing

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noun wash·ing \ˈwȯ-shiŋ, ˈwä-\

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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