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gully washer

An extremely heavy rainstorm that usually lasts a short amount of time. That gully washer at 3 AM woke me up because the pouring rain was so loud on the roof!
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be the chief cook and bottle washer

To be involved in many aspects of a particular situation. Because so many people have left our department recently, I'm the chief cook and bottle washer, doing every little task that comes up.
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chief cook and bottle washer

One who is involved in many aspects of a particular situation. Because so many people have left our department recently, I'm the chief cook and bottle washer, doing every little task that comes up.
See also: and, bottle, chief, cook, washer

chief cook and bottle washer

Fig. the person in charge of practically everything (such as in a very small business). I'm the chief cook and bottle washer around here. I do everything.
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chief cook and bottle-washer

a person who performs a variety of important but routine tasks. informal
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head cook and bottle washer

and chief cook and bottle washer
n. someone who is in charge of trivial things as well as the important things. Ten years I’m here, and I’m just the head cook and bottle washer. The chief cook and bottle washer ends up doing everything that has to be done.
See also: and, bottle, cook, head, washer

chief cook and bottle washer

verb
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These are just some of the many features of the Optima Inverter Front Load Washer that help make your laundry experience better.
installed a high-pressure washer instead of a log washer two years ago because of its compact size and low energy and water consumption.
Ask a friend to hold the ends of the shoelace, one in each hand, up by his ears, so that the washers hang down his back, like in the drawing on the previous page.
There was a fair number of typical price appeals and specials, with entry-level machines frequently pictured alongside washers selling for $1,000 or more.
be sure front and rear bearings of the washer extractor are fixed in a single housing.
Set the spray wand to a low- or no-pressure setting to prevent recoil, or kickback, when the washer is started.
But instead of just dusting off its old pressure washer line and repackaging it as new, the company opted to redesign its machines from the ground up.
Consumer Alert was among those giving the Department of Energy (DOE) negative feedback on proposed clothes washer rules that promise to drive up the cost of washing machines for every consumer.
Their research indicated that an aqueous parts washer using naturally-occurring microbes to break down the waste oil was the best alternative to solvent parts washers.
They'll screw that nut right onto that bolt - washer or no washer.
New high-efficiency topload washer has largest capacity in the industry--meaning fewer loads for busy people
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Whirlpool Commercial Laundry's new top-load washer models offer coin-store operators and facility managers increased energy, efficiency and give their customers the ability to get more laundry, done in less time.
I'm not sure if we're being sent the wrong washer or if the NSN in the TM is wrong.
The standard washer is designed for use under locknuts to induce an average preload of 80 percent of the yield strength in bolts ranging from 80 to 260 ksi minimum ultimate tensile strength.