cleaning device

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cleaning device any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
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Usage

In literature:

By the time "mess gear" was piped, the ship was very clean, so during the afternoon we were left largely to our own devices.
"A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"" by Russell Doubleday
By this device horse-lines are cleaned.
"The Eyes of Asia" by Rudyard Kipling
Scrupulously cleanly, in his dress he was point-device.
"James B. Eads" by Louis How
Each of these riffles had a self-cleaning device.
"The Boy With the U.S. Miners" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Left to my own devices I rang the bell and ordered the library fire extinguished and the hearth cleaned.
"The Siege of the Seven Suitors" by Meredith Nicholson
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In news:

The catalytic converter is probably the most important emission control device on a vehicle because it cleans up the pollutants in the exhaust.
A free white paper that guides manufacturers of medical devices in the validation of their cleaning processes is available from Microtest Laboratories.
And all you do is apply the cleaning pad and cleaning solution to the device.
Robotic floor cleaning leader iRobot Corp. Has announced the acquisition of privately-held Evolution Robotics, Inc, developer of Mint and Mint Plus automatic floor cleaning devices.
US robotics company iRobot Corp. Has added a new vacuum cleaning robot to its stable of cleaning devices: the Roomba 600 Series.
There's been an increase lately throughout the region of reported thefts of catalytic converters , those exhaust-system devices that since 1975 have been cleaning up auto fumes before they have a chance to damage the environment.
Washington County sheriff's officers responded to a home on Hartmantown Road in the Sulphur Springs community Wednesday after the residents found an explosive device while cleaning up part of their property.
0 Swipe Apparel's SwipeTie ($39.95), left, has a microfiber patch on the back that can be used to clean the touch screen of a mobile device.
A device that utilizes heat and vibration in spot-cleaning fabrics.
3M Introduces Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid, a clean agent fire suppression material designed to protect high-value assets and critical devices where water cannot be used.
Minox Tumbler Screening Machines have three-dimensional gyratory motion and unique screen cleaning devices.
The Mueller Kueps Wheel Hub Grinder Type 1 includes a special grinder for cleaning the wheel centering device as well as the attachment area between wheel and hub.
I loaded it into the device, waited a half-hour, and -- voilĂ  -- my shirt came out pressed and clean-smelling.
Sometimes, wiping your system clean is the last resort for devices that are severely riddled with bugs and other nasty stuff.
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In science:

The case g = 0 is occasionally used as a methodological device in theoretical work, because it allows to cleanly separate the effects of spin magnetism from those of orbital magnetism.
Contribution of the second Landau level to the exchange energy of the three-dimensional electron gas in a high magnetic field
So far devices have relied on electrodes made with standard clean-room facilities, yielding thick and grainy electrodes, and thus a poor control of the microstructure, electronic band matching with graphene, and control over magnetism.
Perpendicular anisotropy of ultrathin epitaxial cobalt films on graphene
Spin fluctuations are believed to play an important role in the two dimensional electron gas (2DEG), near the apparent metal-insulator transition observed at low temperature in clean devices, with lowering the density.
Effects of thickness on the spin susceptibility of the 2D electron gas
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