from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A thorough cleaning or ordering.
- n. Informal The final, often routine tasks that complete a project.
- n. Slang A very large profit; a killing.
- n. Baseball The fourth position on a team's batting order, usually reserved for a strong hitter who can drive in extra runs.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of cleaning or tidying something.
- adj. to bat fourth in the batting order
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a very large profit
- n. (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
- n. the act of making something clean
Sorry, no etymologies found.
In addition, state Assemblywoman Julia Brownley and new state schools chief Tom Torlakson—both of whom voted against parent trigger last year—are drafting what they call "cleanup legislation" to amend the law.
A northwest Montana town where asbestos contamination has killed more than 200 people will get more than $130 million in cleanup and medical assistance from the Obama administration, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday.
When it's time to change the litter, I just pull off the trash bag (inside out) and cleanup is done.
That cleanup is going to take decades and your few dollars that you spent wasting your time, could have gone to help protect our southern coastline.
I am of the view that regardless of how the bank cleanup is executed (whether it be a massive recapitalization a la TARP on roids, or a Swedish style bank nationalization) that the end result will be the same: the taxpayer will be on the hook for a couple trillion dollars.
Obama: Those affected by spill should be employed in cleanup
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Obama: Those affected by spill should be employed in cleanup « - Blogs from CNN. com
The Cost of cleanup is immense, with a non-contendre non-payor. lgl
- The BP oil spill cleanup is winding down, but the lawyers are just warming up.
�But Orange Beach, Alabama mayor, Tony Kennon, says the cleanup is going too slow and isnt going far enough.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.