machine wash

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v machine wash wash by machine "Can these shirts be machine-washed?"
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Usage

In literature:

Mrs. Hildreth scorned the modern washing machine and did her clothes in the old-fashioned laborious way.
"Rainbow Hill" by Josephine Lawrence
Let's get right at the wash, Cleo, please put some water in the machine.
"The Girl Scouts at Sea Crest" by Lillian Garis
Now, with a washing-machine it is different.
"In Times Like These" by Nellie L. McClung
We guarantee a wash can be done in the "1900" Machine in less than half the time required by any other washer.
"The Mayflower, January, 1905" by Various
Though the layman would not suspect it, this wash alone costs about $150 a machine.
"Aircraft and Submarines" by Willis J. Abbot
He stood with his back turned to the machine and made no attempt to wash.
"A Thought For Tomorrow" by Robert E. Gilbert
But my lady was off, not so much as putting the dishes in the washing machine.
"Stories That End Well" by Octave Thanet
Washing-machines, I have found to my cost, are a failure also, at least in hired hands.
"Household Organization" by Florence Caddy
Like Carly, I'd have to spring for some decent space, preferably with a washing machine.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
She taught me how to use the Canadian washing-machine, a thing not unlike a churn.
"Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan" by Frances Halton Eva Hasell
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In poetry:

Say, in the sound of all your machines
And white words, white-wash American,
Deep pulsing of a strange heart
New throb, like a stirring under the false dawn that
precedes the real.
"The Evening Land" by D H Lawrence

In news:

Tonight, in the great city of Long Beach, California, the Toy Machine squad will unveil their latest video offering, "Brain Wash ".
Wringing out a wet garment can be harsher on fabric than running it through the delicate cycle of a washing machine.
City Water, Light and Power is offering $150 rebates to customers who replace existing washing machines with new high-efficiency models between today and Jan 31.
A couple of days ago we heard the story about the toddler that was placed in a laundromat washing machine.
I don't have any kids, but common sense tells me to never put a child in a washing machine to "teach them a lesson".
Parents Put Toddler in Washing Machine to Teach a Lesson, Then Panic Sets in.
Putting a 1-year-old inside a washing machine isn't smart, but it's also not criminal.
"This was not an intelligent choice to put the baby in the washing machine, but it was not a crime," said prosecutor's office spokesman Jason Laughlin.
As a user of cloth diapers for her son, she is no stranger to a smelly washing machine and was happy to report that it worked great.
Left unattended, a burst washing -machine hose can spill hundreds of gallons of water an hour.
1 STEEL-JACKETED WASHING MACHINE HOSES.
The old washing machine finally died.
The new appliances, including an air conditioner, washing machine and refrigerators, will allow users to set them from outside the home, according to PC World.
WPVI TV says they spoke with the unidentified boy's grandmother outside the Camden police department who says it was the female babysitter's male friend put the boy into the washing machine at the Federal Laundromat in Camden.
The burglar took an air conditioning unit, washing machine and dryer, as well as the tires and rims, from among the owner's boxed up belongings.
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In science:

For example, the median life of a bearing for a certain washing machine agitator is 12 years, based on an assumed use rate of 8 loads per week.
A Review of Accelerated Test Models
Use-rate acceleration may be appropriate for products such as electrical motors, relays and switches, paper copiers, printers, and home appliances such as toasters and washing machines.
A Review of Accelerated Test Models
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