wipe down


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wipe down

To clean or dry someone or something by wiping them or it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "wipe" and "down." Here, take this cloth and wipe down the windows so I can see while I'm driving. I wiped the kids down with a towel when they came in from the rain.
See also: down, wipe

wipe something down

to rub or mop something down. Wipe the counter down and keep it clean! Don will wipe down the counter.
See also: down, wipe

wipe down

v.
To wash or dry the surface of something by wiping: I wiped down the deck chairs after it rained. Wipe the counters down after you finish cooking.
See also: down, wipe
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PLANE SENSE Follow in Naomi's footsteps and use antibacterial wipes to wipe down your seat, tray table, seat belt buckle, in-flight screen and anything else you will be touching in your seat area.
Some time ago I started using a Sentry Solutions Marine Tuf Cloth made by Sentry Solutions Ltd., Wilton, NH 03086-0214, telephone 800-546-8049, www.sentrysolutions.com, to wipe down my tools.
3 Spray and wipe down all the bathroom surfaces while you're in there anyway, and spritz the shower with a daily shower cleaning spray right after you've used it.
For instance, one of the first steps in the preparation process is to wipe down all the equipment to remove dust that might have settled from the day before.
They can handle anything from the occasional wipe down to frequent high pressure wash-downs with caustic cleaners.
(Metal furniture should be cleaned in sections and wiped dry immediately to prevent rust.) And for wicker, first use your vacuum's upholstery attachment to remove dirt lodged in the wood fibers; wipe down with the soap solution, shake to get as much water out as possible, and let dry.
For consumers worried that their skin is feeling either oily or dry, the facial cleansing wipes are designed to provide a quick wipe down for freshness.
Keeper Sam Grove explained: "Windows steam up when we spray water into enclosures and that means we have to reach through the rear door, disturbing the reptiles in the process, to wipe down the glass.
A quick wipe down of such surfaces with Crystal Veil Fuite Bokin 24 helps to provide peace of mind by defending against harmful microbes for prolonged periods.
Margaret Marco by email AGIVE the doors a sand with P120 sandpaper and then a wipe down with sugar soap.
* Spray the tree trunk you leaned against, your treestand seat, your clothes and boots, and wipe down your bow and arrows prior to climbing down.
I'll bet you clean your gun After you shoot it and give It quick wipe down now and again, right?
Its stretch wrapper includes film grip, cut and wipe down to maintain the palletizing speed of 10 cases per minute (10 case per layer pattern) or more--depending on case size and pallet pattern.
If you want t o fr e s h e n up your house fast, simply wipe down the radia tors with some fabric conditioner and turn on the heating.