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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

I love driving cars, looking at them, cleaning and washing and shining them. I clean 'em inside and outside. I'm very touchy about cars. I don't want anybody leaning on them or closing the door too hard, know what I mean?
Scott Baio

I started life washing cars in Canada before moving on to selling life insurance and vacuum cleaners. Later, I went through a programme by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, which literally changed my life. It was the turning point.
Shiv Khera

If I walked into the kitchen without washing my hands as a kid, I'd hear a loud 'A-hem!' from my mother or grandmother. Now I count on other people to do the same.
Maya Angelou
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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
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