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  • n. A particularly thorough washing


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  • There are only two types of domestic toilets, siphon jet, and washdown.

    Help on New House

  • A 3.5 ton tipper Transit costs about £300 for a week's hire - say £500 with the diesel, excess miles, VAT and a washdown for the vehicle afterwards.

    Coal Prices

  • Amusing side note – officer was late to the truck to go for the washdown – sprinting through the sand.

    Reader Request Week 2007 #7: Short Bits II: Electric Boogaloo « Whatever

  • Additionally, placing the briefcase on the floor of the bathroom exposes the contents to the risk of water damage (or more likely your bathroom not getting cleaned) as the standard hotel bathroom cleaning in Mexico typically includes a healthy washdown of the floor with a very wet mop and/or some splashed cleaner/water solution.

    San Miguel de Allende

  • All dump stations are equipped with a hose specifically placed there for quick washdown of the dump site.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • Inspect the site and use the washdown hose if necessary.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • The steam continued to cloud the enclosure, and the Pattersons continued their thorough washdown.

    Clear and Present Danger

  • The washdown system was unable to flush the napalm.

    The Heirs of Babylon

  • Screaming men died before the washdown system could save them.

    The Heirs of Babylon

  • The washout and washdown water-closets are an improvement upon the hopper closets.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)


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