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washin

or wash-in

[wosh-in, wawsh-] /ˈwɒʃˌɪn, ˈwɔʃ-/
noun, Aeronautics.
1.
a warp in an airfoil that gives an increase in the angle of attack toward the tip.
Compare washout (def 3).
Origin of washin
1930-1935
1930-35; noun use of verb phrase wash in
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  • Here we is sleepin way fom home, leavin our wives an our expenses uh bode an washin.

    Dixie After the War Myrta Lockett Avary
  • When I got to his house, no one was there but a woman doin' the washin'.

    Mitch Miller Edgar Lee Masters
  • I'll show you which room you're to have so'st you can unpack your things, an' while you're washin' up I'll get you some breakfast.

    Flood Tide Sara Ware Bassett
  • All there seems to be to this job of mine just now is washin' dishes.

    The Woman-Haters Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He aye has a washin' an' a groomin' to mak' 'im fit for the Sabbath.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • I've settled the baker, the milk, the washin' an' the groceries—this 'ere's what's left.

  • But he told 'em, too, that there was a lot o' the other placers around wi' no one washin' 'em.

    The Boy With the U.S. Miners Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • "A feller can't be washin' his face all the time," said Dick.

    The Telegraph Boy Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • But Tammy's hauded 'im for Maister Brown, an' he says it's sonsie to gie the bonny wee a washin'.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • It'll keep the water from washin' stones down into the nozzle and blockin' it.

    Indian and Scout F. S. Brereton
British Dictionary definitions for washin

washin

/ˈwɒʃɪn/
noun
1.
(aeronautics) an increase in the angle of attack of an aircraft wing towards the wing tip
Word Origin
C20: from wash (flow) + in
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