What does Cleaning mean?

Definitions for Cleaning

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Cleaning.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleaning, cleansing, cleanup(noun)

    the act of making something clean

    "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"

Wiktionary

  1. cleaning(Noun)

    A situation in which something is cleaned

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cleaning

    of Clean

  2. Cleaning(noun)

    the act of making clean

  3. Cleaning(noun)

    the afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cleaning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3620

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cleaning' in Nouns Frequency: #2701

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cleaning in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cleaning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Friedrich Nietzsche, Aphorisms in Beyond Good and Evil:

    Disgust with dirt can be so great that it prevents us from cleaning ourselves - from "justifying" ourselves.

  2. Laurence J. Peter:

    Cleaning anything involves making something else dirty, but anything can get dirty without something else getting clean.

  3. Kurt Vonnegut:

    Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.

  4. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.:

    Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion... I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.

  5. Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt, p. 215:

    There is a particular disdain with which Siamese cats regard you. Anyone who has walked in on the Queen cleaning her teeth will be familiar with the feeling.

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