What does cleaning mean?

Definitions for cleaning
clean·ing

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

Editors Contribution

  1. cleaning

    Verb form of clean.

    The cleaning process was easy as she & her husband did it together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 6, 2020  

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

How to pronounce cleaning?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say cleaning in sign language?

  1. cleaning

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

Examples of cleaning in a Sentence

  1. Julie Morgenstern:

    Two, automate the predictable. Shopping, cleaning, laundry, cooking – just simplify those routines, schedule them in your day or your week and then stop thinking about them, and three – most importantly – make sure that the question you ask when you get home after a long day of work is not, ‘Why is this house a mess?’ but ‘Hey guys, how was your day?’ Starting every evening with love and calm will set the tone for a peaceful, stress-free evening.

  2. Julia Staron:

    If you compare the work involved for daily cleaning of the mess and the awful smell, as well as all the collateral damage involved, it has definitely been well worth it.

  3. 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.

  4. Chen Bo:

    Hebei is enjoying favourable financing support due to its proximity to the capital and the urgency of cleaning up air pollution.

  5. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi:

    But it's up to him to present credible and concrete plans, from a strategic vision to (fixing) the holes in the road or cleaning drains when it rains.

Images & Illustrations of cleaning

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