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washing meaning

EN[ˈwɒʃɪŋ] [ˈwɑʃɪŋ] [-ɒʃɪŋ]
WWashing
  • Washing is a method of cleaning, usually with water and often some kind of soap or detergent. Washing both body and clothing is an essential part of good hygiene and health.
  • Often people use soaps and detergents to assist in the emulsification of oils and dirt particles so they can be washed away. The soap can be applied directly, or with the aid of a washcloth.
  • People wash themselves, or bathe periodically. Infants, the sick, and people with disabilities are bathed by a caregiver, but those that can wash themselves often do so. Often a shower or a bathtub is used for washing.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
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        Meaning of washing for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "washing" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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