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Definition of Washing

Washing

  1. Gold dust procured by washing; also, a place where this is done; a washery.
  2. A thin covering or coat; as, a washing of silver.
  3. The operation of simultaneously buying and selling the same stock for the purpose of manipulating the market. The transaction is fictitious, and is prohibited by stock-exchange rules.
  4. The covering of a piece with an infusible powder, which prevents it from sticking to its supports, while receiving the glaze.
  5. of Wash
  6. The act of one who washes; the act of cleansing with water; ablution.
  7. The clothes washed, esp. at one time; a wash.

Washing Quotations

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. - Pablo Picasso
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Pablo Picasso

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
Leo Tolstoy

Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.
Paulo Freire

At school I was lazy. But I started working when I was 15, washing dishes at a local truck stop restaurant. I was really, really bored with school, and I wanted to get a job as fast as I could. School was just so easy. There was just no challenge to it.
Chuck Palahniuk

I'm going to be a happy housewife. I'm going to be washing boxers and cooking and doing all those sorts of housewife duties. I just want to be happy and proud of every single day.
Johnny Weir
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Washing Translations

washing in French is lavage
washing in Italian is lavabiancheria
washing in Latin is lavatio
washing in Spanish is lavadora, lavado