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washup

[wosh-uhp, wawsh-] /ˈwɒʃˌʌp, ˈwɔʃ-/
noun
1.
an act of washing:
Allow five minutes for washup.
2.
a place, as a bathroom, for washing.
Also, wash-up.
Origin of washup
1865-1870
1865-70; noun use of verb phrase wash up
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Examples from the web for washup
  • Clothes changing and washup time where collective bargaining agreement makes no mention of practice.
  • The amount of liquids in the washup trays from this study was measured directly at the end of the print runs.
  • Those flows result- ing from washup could be evaporated in the process.
  • washup operations are always a potential pollution source.
  • No washup is necessary between runs or after web breaks.
British Dictionary definitions for washup

wash up

verb (adverb)
1.
(mainly Brit) to wash (dishes, cutlery, etc) after a meal
2.
(intransitive) (US) to wash one's face and hands
noun
3.
(Austral) the end, outcome of a process: in the washup, three candidates were elected
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