Definitions for "Washing"
The act of one who washes; the act of cleansing with water; ablution.
the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
Process of cleansing unrelated matter and chemicals from the hair sample prior to testing. This procedure eliminates traces of external contamination from the hair sample. Portions of each wash are saved in case a sample tests positive at which time the ratio of the drug found in the wash will be compared to the ratio of the drug found in the hair.
see deinking
Removal of sediment from cells after taking out elements; usually accompanied by rinsing of groups, replacement of wood separators and renewal of electrolyte.
A method of rinsing residue from recovered pulp after it has been deinked.
Keywords:  soften, bleach, luster, lustre, purists
Rugs may be washed in chemical solutions to soften (bleach) colors and to increase the lustre of fibers.
Chemical treatment of wool rugs that tones down the colors and gives the rug a soft texture. Sometimes imitates the effects of aging. Some purists believe that rugs should be allowed to age without the wash.
A process in which an area rug is washed (typically a hand knotted or a hand tufted rug) after it is woven to soften a rug's colors and increase its luster. The water used may be treated with chemical solution or tea or herbs to give the rug a distinct effect.
1. Rapid dissolution or emulsification of a paint film when wet with water. 2. Erosion of a paint film after rapid chalking.
A type of film failure characterized by a surface than can be subbed off when wet, forming a soapy emulsion.
is the final part of the processing cycle, which removes residual chemicals and soluble silver complexes from the emulsion.
of Feet The rite performed on Maundy Thursday commemorating Our Lord's washing of the feet of the apostles at the Last Supper.
Keywords:  shuffle, mix, dealer, cards, proceeds
A shuffling technique in which the dealer spreads the cards on the table and mixes them in a manner resembling washing. The dealer then proceeds to shuffle the cards in a more traditional manner.
garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
Washing is one way of cleaning, namely with water and often some kind of soap or detergent. Washing is an essential part of good hygiene and health.
The covering of a piece with an infusible powder, which prevents it from sticking to its supports, while receiving the glaze.
A type of paint failure evidenced by formation of a surface powder that is washed off by rain.
A thin covering or coat; as, a washing of silver.
Washing is a technique used to shade or give definition to a model. I'll cover this distinction later, once we get to painting. A wash is a liberally applied, very thin coat of ink or paint. With its low surface tension, the wash naturally flows into recessed areas of the model and dries there. When the wash is dry, the washed areas appear darker than the raised areas around them.
A method of cast coloration which emphasizes highlighting details rather than making the cast appear realistic. It is usually a single coat of neutral pigment suspended in water or an appropriate medium.
Keywords:  laundry, dirty, esp, clothes, waiting
The clothes washed, esp. at one time; a wash.
n. Laundry (dirty clothes waiting to be washed)
Gold dust procured by washing; also, a place where this is done; a washery.
Any material that is considered worthless after the gold has been removed. (See Tailing)
The operation of simultaneously buying and selling the same stock for the purpose of manipulating the market. The transaction is fictitious, and is prohibited by stock-exchange rules.
Keywords:  stern, boat, wake, difficulties, waves
creating difficulties for another boat with waves (wake) from the stern
Keywords:  antique, finish, see
See Antique Finish/Wash