washing machine

noun
|Updated on: 2 Jul 2018

Definition of washing machine

: a machine for washing; especially : one for washing clothes and household linen

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First Known Use of washing machine

circa 1754

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WASHING MACHINE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of washing machine for English Language Learners

  • : a machine used for washing clothes


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washing machine

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Definition of washing machine for Students

: a machine used for washing clothes and household linen


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