wash up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v wash up wash one's face and hands "She freshened up in the bathroom"
    • v wash up wear out completely "This kind of work exhausts me","I'm beat","He was all washed up after the exam"
    • v wash up be carried somewhere by water or as if by water "The body washed up on the beach"
    • v wash up wash dishes "I cook and my husband washes up after dinner"
    • v wash up carry somewhere (of water or current or waves) "The tide washed up the corpse"
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Usage

In literature:

You come right in the house, wash your face, and I'll fix you up.
"The Ridin' Kid from Powder River" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Carefully dig up the roots of several legumes and wash the soil from them.
"The First Book of Farming" by Charles L. Goodrich
Come on down to the bathroom and wash up, Paul!
"The Banner Boy Scouts" by George A. Warren
We can wash up presently.
"What Timmy Did" by Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
But a box washed up on shore, and it's nailed shut, and it's heavy, and maybe Vi's doll is in it!
"Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom's" by Laura Lee Hope
I say let's get a few eats down here and then wash up and all hike it up there together.
"Pee-Wee Harris Adrift" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
The place where he was washed up was afterwards called Gudmund's Isles.
"Laxdæla Saga" by Anonymous
You want t' git your glasses all washed up, Gus; an' you may as well fetch up another demijohn out the cellar.
"An Alabaster Box" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
Befo' we went to church, we had to git up early and wash and iron our clo'es.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
We followed him for ten minutes up a dry wash filled with bowlders and dry brush.
"I Married a Ranger" by Dama Margaret Smith
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In poetry:

So, up the Bay we ran,
The Flag to port and ahead,
And a pitying rain began
To wash the lips of our dead.
"The Bay-Fight" by Henry Howard Brownell
And mornings, I suppose, by gosh,
I'll be awakened prompt at seven,
By ladies hanging up the wash
Only a mile or so from heaven.
"A Wish" by Franklin Pierce Adams
My times are in thy hand, I know;
And if I'm washed in Jesus' blood,
Though dark my pathway here below,
It leads directly up to God.
""My times are in thy hand,"" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
The polished tide, with scarce a hint of blue,
Washed in the bight; above with angry moan
A raven, that was robbed, sat up in view,
Croaking and crying on a ledge alone.
"Songs of the Voices of Birds: A Raven in a White Chine" by Jean Ingelow
Blood-washed, thou shouldst lift up thine honored head,
White with the sorrow for thy loyal dead
Who lie on every plain, on every hill,
And whose high spirit walks the Southland still:
"To The South" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Women is often 'elpful - in a sense…
Lord, it's a lazy day! Before it fails,
I better git a 'ammer an' some nails
An' dodge acrost an' mend that bit uv fence.
It's up to me to try an' put things right,
An' - well, I'll 'elp Doreen wash up tonight.
"Narcissus" by C J Dennis

In news:

Children's shoes with 'meat-like' substance wash up on Canadian shore.
Police are investigating after three children's shoes with bones and "meat-like" substance inside washed up on a Canadian coastline Thursday.
Yet, it's still fascinating to see what might wash up next.
Europe's economic woes may wash up on America's shores.
When cameras are watching, more docs wash up .
New Zealand Closes Beaches as Containers Wash Up .
Millions of fish wash up dead on Chesapeake Bay.
Body parts that wash up on beach are missing California hiker.
When cameras are watching, more docs wash up.
New Zealand Closes Beaches as Containers Wash Up.
Millions of Dead Fish Wash Up on California Shore.
Millions of fish wash up dead on Chesapeake Bay .
He survives a shipwreck and washes up on a rocky shoreline in.
3 more dead dolphins wash up on Gulf Coast .
Suspect Falls Overboard , Plans Washed Up.
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In science:

Indeed, for infinite N , the limit of the blocking up iterations yields washed out D-branes, whose positions are averaged over those of the microscopic D-branes.
Blocking up D-branes : Matrix renormalization ?
In the ρ channel, at .6Tc the peak has moved up a little, and broadened more; the ρ is completely washed out by 1.5Tc .
Theory at Quark Matter '02
The beads were then thoroughly washed up using distilled water and µ immediatly assessed.
Friction and dilatancy in immersed granular matter
To achieve chiral restoration with such strong vector interaction, then, µ > M0 is necessary and a peak around M = M0 is washed away by the tail in Pµ [M ] + PV [M ] which extends up to M = µ.
Critical surface in hot and dense QCD with the vector interaction
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