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1. in. to be believed. (As if untruth were a stain that will not come out in the wash.) That’ll never wash! It’s totally unbelievable.
2. n. a drink that follows a previous drink; a chaser. Can I have a wash with this, bartender?
3. n. the almost simultaneous sale and purchase of the same stock, usually to make the stock appear to be trading actively. (Securities markets. The practice is illegal. Tax loss selling must be done in such a way to avoid appearing to be a wash.) I sold the stock and couldn’t buy it back for thirty days to avoid an illegal wash.
4. n. a whitewash or covering up (of a problem). What the administration presented was not an explanation but a wash.
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Zips Car Wash said it will operate these sites from 8am - 8pm daily and will slowly work to rebrand the stores over the coming months.
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His father taught him how to wash bodies and like Al-Sharjabi, he washed his father's corpse when he died.
A study of the hand washing practices of university students living in a dormitory found that women wash their hands after urinating 69% of the time and after bowel movements 84% of the time, whereas the corresponding figures for males were 43% and 78% (Thumma, Aiello, & Foxman, 2008).
The new bulk container wash has halved the turnaround time for Geobox rigid bulk containers, Maxipac bulk shippers and plastic pallets widely used in the agri-food industry.
In China, Japan, Thailand, Russia, the United States, Africa, Italy and other countries, Autobase has set up 26 independent units, each responsible for regional sales and service of the company's car wash machines.
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Complete recycling systems from Kuhne Anlagenbau GmbH sort, wash, filter, and extrude 100% recycled film or sheet in a one-step process.
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SYLMAR - Two girls were swept nearly three miles in the 20-mph current of the Pacoima Wash on Saturday until firefighters rescued them seconds before they would have been pulled into a culvert beneath an Interstate 5 interchange.