• WordNet 3.6
    • n cleanup the act of making something clean "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"
    • n cleanup (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
    • n cleanup a very large profit
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In literature:

You were responsible for the food, how to ration it as well as preparation and cleanup.
"The Biography of a Rabbit" by Roy Benson
Mrs. Cloam will take care of you, and find all that is needful for a warrior's cleanup.
"Springhaven" by R. D. Blackmore
Two or three probationers had been sent to help cleanup, and a senior nurse.
"K" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Made up my mind there was going to be a cleanup in Marsport, even if Wayne does win.
"Police Your Planet" by Lester del Rey
Besides the cleanup features a display of toilet articles and wearing apparel had to be made.
"The Delta of the Triple Elevens" by William Elmer Bachman
But you got to stand some losses now and then if you're goin' to keep in line for an occasional big cleanup.
"Shorty McCabe on the Job" by Sewell Ford
A cleanup of nine thousand dollars and three of the largest nuggets I ever saw has just been made this evening.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
So, come on, and we'll get Hannah to give us some lard and then we'll go down to the boat house where it is cool and cleanup.
"Flamsted quarries" by Mary E. Waller
The champion was fighting mad and rushed in for a cleanup.
"The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918" by American Expeditionary Forces
The office showed no sign of the fighting just ended, and cleanup elsewhere was already under way.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson

In news:

The Town of Clifton Park will soon be free of the debris created by last December's ice storm, as the final cleanup began on Wednesday, April 1.
SF pillow fight cleanup cost an estimated $5,000.
The cleanup after the annual Valentine's Day pillow fight in San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza will cost taxpayers an estimated $5,000 this year, a Department of Public Works spokesman said Wednesday.
DEP orders more cleanup at Piney Point.
Cleanup workers have taken a big step in cleaning up a plant on the Hanford nuclear reservation that processed plutonium for nuclear weapons.
Environment EPA Plans Pocatello Superfund Cleanup.
The Port of Tacoma Commission recently got bad news that could cost unbudgeted millions on finding hidden sources of contamination and a second cleanup of the Hylebos Waterway.
Much of the cleanup is done, although there was so much hardcore pornography on commons that there's still some left in nooks and crannies.
Cleanup Under Way After Worst Incident in State in More Than Two Decades.
Massive cleanup underway at former pot farm .
Included in a story in Wednesday's Times Observer about the cleanup after Warren's Fourth of July Parade was a thank you from Vinnie Massa of the city's Department of Public Works to a group of.
Second-year shortstop Starlin Castro will bat second and third baseman Aramis Ramirez will hit in the cleanup spot.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — The US Department of Energy has asked Idaho officials for an extension of one year on deadlines involving cleanup of high-level radioactive waste at the Idaho National Laboratory in eastern Idaho.
A spokesman for the Hanford cleanup contractor says the radioactive contamination levels were low and it isn't a threat to human health.
KC's All-Star Game cleanup efforts rankle some.

In science:

In particular, we add a cleanup postprocessing phase at the end of the core algorithm that takes care of any stray elements that are out of place, provided there are not too many such elements.
Randomized Shellsort: A Simple Oblivious Sorting Algorithm
Also, assuming n is large enough, there are no extreme regions (if n is so small that A1 is extreme, we can immediately switch to the postprocessing cleanup phase).
Randomized Shellsort: A Simple Oblivious Sorting Algorithm
The implementation of the pre-commit checks, the post-commit cleanup, and related infrastructure is based on the following.
A Wiki for Mizar: Motivation, Considerations, and Initial Prototype
However, some analyses use lifetime tagging algorithms in addition to cleanup their samples.
Electroweak Precision Data and the Higgs Mass - Workshop Summary
The explanation for this variation we think, to be the memory creation and cleanup associated with the data structures used to build the Call-Graph.
A Call-Graph Profiler for GNU Octave