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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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The equipment is cleaned in place while it is still operating.
SPECIALTY CLEANING is typically required when there are attached roots, encrusted deposits, tap removal and for removing items foreign to a collection system but present in the pipeline segment being cleaned. There is a variety of cleaning and specialty tools available to address these needs for specialized cleaning, and NASSCO's "Jetter Manual of Practice" is a guide for the effective cleaning of a sewer.
Forms are prepared to document all cleaning activities: who is responsible for what, what equipment is to be cleaned, what materials are to be used, how is cleaning to be performed, how is cleaned equipment sampled, what are the analytical results, do the results conform to the permissible limits, and how is clean equipment secured, maintained and identified so it is ready for the next operation.
Once the nozzles and manifold are cleaned, run a medium Norton stone over the manifold while looking for burs and hobbed areas around the seal points.
From 2004 to 2033, the EPA expects to see a total of 294,000 sites that need to be cleaned, which will require an estimated total cleanup cost of $209 billion.
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.
"At 10 other sites in the United Kingdom, Turkey, Spain and Naples, Italy, vehicles will be cleaned and inspected at the service centers themselves at contractor expense," said Antonelli.
Leather and suede, which are not amenable to standard dry cleaning, can be cleaned with the new method because liquid carbon dioxide is a milder solvent than perc.
Whether the property to be cleaned is owned by the taxpayer.
I think Congress figured the sites would be cleaned up rapidly.
Carpet cleaning requires professionalism to ensure that the carpets are cleaned well and look sparkling clean.
As surface-active components, tensides are capable of "wedging" themselves between the contamination and the material to be cleaned, dislodging the contamination and dispersing the wash liquid.
On others, if specific components are disturbed or removed, the system must be completely disassembled and cleaned to ensure proper component stack dimensions.
If the element was badly clogged, there may be a lot of dirt and sand in the bottom of the canister that needs to be cleaned out.