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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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Other players told us they simply refused to do it, and still others informed us that "During the competitive season, the clean was eliminated from our program," or that "the weights we used were too light to be effective.
They are used to clean metal parts during manufacturing and as solvents for synthesizing chemicals and polymers, an industry that is "ten times bigger than dry cleaning," says Joseph M.
They have the ability to be programmed to oscillate fast or slow in a pattern which concentrates the abrasive on surfaces that are difficult to clean, and providing production flexibility by allowing the scheduling of different castings simultaneously.