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wipe someone or something (off) (with something)

to clean someone or something by wiping with something. Tony wiped the baby off with a soft cloth. Jane wiped off the counter with a rag. Tom fell in the mud and asked Ralph to wipe him off.

wipe something (off) (on something)

to remove something by wiping it on something else. Don't wipe your feet off on the carpet. Don't wipe off your feet on the carpet, wipe them on the mat.

wipe

n. a murder; a killing. (see also wipe out.) The victim of the latest mob wipe was hauled out of the river this morning.
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SENSITIVE SKIN They may be super-convenient for taking off make-up and speedy facewashing, but often, wipes aren't actually doing the health of our skin many favours.
Even some of the more 'natural' sounding ones can cause reactions, and many dermatologists have warned that wipes can be drying, detrimental to skin's PH balance and are linked with sensitive and allergic reactions.
Baby wipes are complementary to diapers, and diaper manufacturers tend to have wipes in their portfolio to build brand loyalty the across baby care regiment.
Spurred by high usage in healthcare, the leading segment for disinfectant and sanitizer wipes application, followed by schools and universities, these wipes lead the group of hard-surface products with nearly 80% of overall sales and grow by 5.
100 percent polyester interlocked wipes and 100 percent polyester Purity wipes with a knit construction for exceptional absorbency and cleanliness.
They're called Break Free wipes and are available on-line.
BOOTS TEA TREE & WITCH HAZEL FACE WIPES, pounds 2.
If not, pull out a little sanitizing wipe and use that.
Most people don't know where they got the germs that made them sick, but when SaniCart Wipe is available, they will now know that it didn't come from going to the supermarket.
As a customer convenience, Gelson's began offering the wipes more than two years ago, while Albertsons has had them available for almost a year in all Southern California stores.
The frog wipes these waxes over every part of its body, and when the lipids dry, the frog looks like it's made of plastic.
Wipes are individually wrapped, thick and soft with a mild fruity smell.
EPA recently issued a proposed rule to modify its hazardous waste management regulations under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for certain solvent-contaminated materials, such as reusable shop towels, rags, disposable wipes and paper towels.
The KimTech Surface Sanitizer Wipe measures 12" x 12", and is packaged with 30 wipes per canister and eight canisters per case.
Encouraged by the stellar growth of wipes in the consumer market, producers of wipes are increasingly turning their attention to the industrial market, which is expected to record advances of 6.