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clean

1. mod. not using drugs; not involved with drugs. I’ve been clean for more than a month now.
2. mod. sober; not intoxicated with drugs at the moment. (Almost the same as sense 1) Just being clean for a day is an accomplishment.
3. mod. not breaking any law. (Police and underworld.) I’m clean, officer. You can’t charge me with anything.
4. mod. not carrying a weapon. (Police and underworld.) I frisked him. He’s clean.
5. mod. well-dressed. Now there’s a clean dude!
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I grew up with the whole 'everything had to be cleaned pristine' (attitude),'' she said.
However, lasers need "line-of-sight" access to areas being cleaned, and the color and chemistry of contaminants can affect their ability to absorb energy.
It was Alpheus Cleaning Technologies, a California company, who bought the patent and introduced a specialty line of compact equipment that could easily be hauled onto a customer shop floor where electrical components, switches and computer panels can be cleaned in place.
Service members now have their vehicles steam cleaned at no charge by American Auto Logistics, Inc.
Ties are the only articles that he sends out to be conventionally dry cleaned, and those only with the customer's permission.
Are you tired of being cleaned out by your neighborhood dry cleaner?
The paper offered a bottle of champagne to readers who sent in the best stories of how they had cleaned their slates.
A person bringing home a load of freshly cleaned clothes isn't exposed to much perc, as long as the clothes have been properly aired.
If any one of them is incorrect, the process could be jeopardized by improper cleaning, damage to the parts being cleaned or damage to the cleaner itself.
Overall, Webroot fully cleaned 94 percent of the entire test bed, while McAfee cleaned 53 percent and Sunbelt only 26 percent.
lt; ``Touch everything, and always clean top to bottom, left to right,'' instructs Ward, who runs the Domestic Engineering cleaning service in Minnesota, where she has cleaned more than 10,000 homes.
With new equipment, these passageways can now be cleaned from the roof down.
In line with standard converter practice for re-use of production scrap and also a recycling industry reference, a method for granulating the cleaned bellows was selected.
The site's soil and the water beneath it must be cleaned up to the highest standard as quickly as possible to protect residents' health, local officials said.