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1. One who, or that which, washes.

2. A ring of metal, leather, or other material, or a perforated plate, used for various purposes, as around a bolt or screw to form a seat for the head or nut, or around a wagon axle to prevent endwise motion of the hub of the wheel and relieve friction, or in a joint to form a packing, etc.

3. A fitting, usually having a plug, applied to a cistern, tub, sink, or the like, and forming the outlet opening.

4. (Science: zoology) The common raccoon.

5. (Science: zoology) same as washerwoman.

Origin: AS. Waescere.

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Let's say you're doing laundry. It's now the rinse cycle. Your clothes are soapy. The washer adds pure water. Soap will diffuse into the water. Now, why do you suppose additional rinse cycles might be used? Note that not all of the soap comes out, so you're not getting ...

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by mith
Fri Sep 07, 2007 8:49 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Diffusion
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... There would be none in sight. Cute and cuddly, Just like a pizza. But without the toppings, And without the pizza base. Big and strong. Like a dishwasher. But without the dishes, And the washer. Animals are so cool.

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by Condraz23
Sun Dec 10, 2006 3:21 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animals101
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The Fiber Disease

... in very hot water with enzyme, wash in machine with hot water and Borox and enzyme.. then dry for over 70 minutes.. using small loads in dryer and washer. Then 2 – 10 second intervals of small clothing in the microwave, and then putting the clean clothes in a separate sealed baggie. Now re-infection ...

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by Neva Borden
Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:13 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... I changed my strategic route plan. So you remember her huh...she's a fantastic lady...we have alot in common. I'll be off for that afternoon. Washer broke, clothes to the walls and ceiling, groceries still in the car, yadda, yadda, yadda. So Randy...have you ever considered or know much about ...

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Thu Apr 20, 2006 6:30 pm
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how does soap remove microorganism

don't some soap use antibotics to kill bacteria? Don't many ads say they have antibotics in their (soap/hand washer/cream/face mask...) product to kill bacteria?

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by scottyiu
Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how does soap remove microorganism
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