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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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The FTTA Cleaning Kit is focused on cleaning 1.25mm ODC and LC connectors, and contains: Fiber Optic Cleaning Fluid for speedy and convenient wet-dry cleaning, a box of 1.25mm and 50 Pin Termini CleanStixx fibre optic cleaning swabs, 1.25 CleanClicker 400 'mini-clicker', which enables speedy cleaning of ports and jumpers in the smallest package, Cassette CleanClicker Wheel, which replaces large, heavy and expensive CLETOPS tools and Clean Wipes 640 Optical Wipes, for cleaning over 600 duplex end faces.
Meaning carpets can be cleaned, de-odourised and left completely dry within 30 minutes of the work being completed.
Dry ice sublimates upon impact with the surface being cleaned, which means no secondary waste, no residue and no moisture are being generated.
This method is less damaging to tooling than hand cleaning--no dings and burrs--and you get the added benefit of having the manifold, bridges, probe bodies, and sprues cleaned internally as well as on the outside.
Clean with CLP or LBC or any of the other cleaners listed in the operator TMs.
The rinsing water within the cascade flows in the opposite direction of the rubber profile to be cleaned.
Twenty-five years ago, the weight-lifters - the only tutors of the era - "sold" the power clean to our track and football coaches as a means of developing explosiveness.
Perc is regulated as an air pollutant under the Clean Air Act and constitutes an environmental contaminant when found in soil and water.
Unless the abrasive strikes the work, it cannot clean - therefore blasting efficiency also depends on what proportion of the abrasive is thrown onto the work.
Thoroughly cleaning the inside of the compactor chute eliminates the source of the pollutants and the foul odors, leaving the chute coated with an enzyme that not only smells clean and natural, but protects against future buildups.
The basic operations required to clean and finish a casting generally include the removal of core and molding sand, as well the gates, risers, runners and fins not removed during shakeout.
Because it is the impact of each particle upon the work that actually cleans the work, it is important to realize that each pound of the smaller sizes gives many more impacts per pound than do the larger size abrasives.
Greenberg's company cleans apartment house and office tower garbage chutes using a robotic arm of his own creation which sprays a "secret sauce" of cleaning fluids.
A spring clean is usually perceived as a necessary chore that can leave a person feeling elated and clutter-free.
Like the Alfa Laval TJ20G, the Alfa Laval TJ40G uses a high-impact jet stream to effectively clean tough tank residues and minimize the risk of product contamination.