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clean-cut
clean-handed
clean-limbed
clean-living
clean-shaven
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cleanhanded
cleaning device
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cleaning definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning" [syn: cleaning, cleansing, cleanup]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Clean Clean, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cleaned; p. pr. & vb. n. Cleaning.] [See Clean, a., and cf. Cleanse.] To render clean; to free from whatever is foul, offensive, or extraneous; to purify; to cleanse. To clean out, to exhaust; to empty; to get away from (one) all his money. [Colloq.] --De Quincey.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cleaning Clean"ing, n. 1. The act of making clean. 2. The afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc. --Gardner.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see clean

Moby Thesaurus

abstergent, abstersion, autoclave, bowdlerization, broom, brush, carpet sweeper, catharsis, cathartic, cleansing, comb, currycomb, depurative, detergent, detersion, dishcloth, dishwasher, diuretic, doormat, dry cleaning, duster, dustpan, emetic, expurgation, expurgatory, facecloth, hackle, hairbrush, handkerchief, holystone, hose, lustral, lustration, mop, napkin, pumice stone, purgation, purgative, purge, purging, purification, purificatory, purifying, rake, scraper, scrub brush, scrubber, serviette, sponge, steam cleaning, sudarium, swab, toothbrush, toothpick, towel, vacuum cleaner, washboard, washer, washing machine, whisk, wisp, wringer




 


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