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wash

1. in. to be believed. (As if untruth were a stain that will not come out in the wash.) That’ll never wash! It’s totally unbelievable.
2. n. a drink that follows a previous drink; a chaser. Can I have a wash with this, bartender?
3. n. the almost simultaneous sale and purchase of the same stock, usually to make the stock appear to be trading actively. (Securities markets. The practice is illegal. Tax loss selling must be done in such a way to avoid appearing to be a wash.) I sold the stock and couldn’t buy it back for thirty days to avoid an illegal wash.
4. n. a whitewash or covering up (of a problem). What the administration presented was not an explanation but a wash.
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Mace") (Nasdaq:MACE), a manufacturer of electronic surveillance and personal defense products and an owner and operator of car and truck wash facilities, today announced that it closed two separate transactions to sell three car washes in Pennsylvania and one car wash in New Jersey for a total of approximately $7.
The Arizona Region represents twelve car washes and approximately $10 million of Mace's total revenues of approximately $68 million in 2005.
9% kill rate, it's far more effective than current sanitizing methods, such as commercial fruit and vegetable washes," Rodrick said.
Mace") (Nasdaq:MACE), a manufacturer of electronic surveillance and personal defense products and an owner and operator of car and truck wash facilities, today announced that it has signed two separate agreements to sell three car washes in Pennsylvania and one car wash in New Jersey for a total of $7,770,000 in cash.
After evaluating all single buyer offers it has received, Mace management has determined that better value for the washes can be obtained by individual sale or by region.