Definition of 'washing'
Example sentences containing 'washing'
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You want a washing machine delivered tomorrow? Times, Sunday Times (2017)It turned out to be caused by a faulty washing machine in the rented flat upstairs. The Sun (2016)Make sure they are not somewhere noisy, ie on top of the washing machine. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Its new washing machine comes with a phone or tablet app that helps you to choose the wash cycle best suited to your clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The dogs are trained to help with small tasks, such as turning on lights and emptying the washing machine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The temperature of the wash did not make a clear difference but use of biological washing powders tended to result in more fibres being released. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I do the washing machine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The animals can help the wheelchair-bound to get dressed and undressed, turn on lights and empty the washing machine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They now say it's her washing powder that's the problem but we have tried different brands with the same result. The Sun (2016)Clean up with green washing up liquid. The Sun (2015)She does the ironing and hangs out the washing. The Sun (2012)The prams and rusting washing machines and old bikes were coming out of it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They also said their mothers still did their washing and ironing. The Sun (2016)The washing line had a light attached to the middle of it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are not for the routine washing of clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Also decide how you will buy household goods like loo roll and washing powder. The Sun (2014)But their rudimentary balconies are home to old bicycles and hanging washing rather than flags and banners. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Green appliances such as energy efficient fridges and washing machines were also installed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He does most of the ironing and the washing up. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Pato could sleep on a washing line! The Sun (2013)My dirty washing is piling up. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But you can use ecofriendly washing liquids or wash at a lower temperature, or both. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He doesn't give her dirty washing and he makes her laugh. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My clothes were caked in hot, sticky washing powder. Times, Sunday Times (2015)When he wasn't hanging his washing out and riding on the bus. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Selling a mop (with detachable head that goes in the washing machine! Times, Sunday Times (2016)Britain would be throwing its dirty washing in a neighbour's garden. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And of those who are the main earners, three in four do the washing and ironing. The Sun (2012)The tenement blocks in which many Scots lived made washing clothes and bedding a particularly heavy chore for housewives. Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)He said: 'My mother comes round and does my cleaning and washing. The Sun (2011)In my experience, they clean clothes but they don't do much for your washing machine. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So if you're reading a report at work or folding washing at home, do it standing. The Sun (2014)When washing and drying clothes, ensuring that there is a full load on, and using lower temperature settings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'washing'
British English: washing /ˈwɒʃɪŋ/ NOUN
Washing is clothes, sheets, and other things that need to be washed, are being washed, or have just been washed.
They brought the washing in before it rained.
- American English: washing
- Arabic: غَسِيل
- Brazilian Portuguese: lavagem roupa suja
- Chinese: 洗涤
- Croatian: pranje
- Czech: prádlo na praní
- Danish: vasketøj
- Dutch: was wasgoed
- European Spanish: colada
- Finnish: pyykki
- French: lessive
- German: Wäsche
- Greek: πλύση
- Italian: bucato
- Japanese: 洗濯物
- Korean: 세탁
- Norwegian: vasking
- Polish: pranie
- European Portuguese: lavagem roupa suja
- Romanian: rufe
- Russian: стирка
- Spanish: lavado
- Swedish: tvätt
- Thai: การซักเสื้อผ้า
- Turkish: çamaşır
- Ukrainian: прання
- Vietnamese: quần áo giặt
Definition of washing from the Collins English Dictionary
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