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?

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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. Kate Garbers:

    Forced labor is most common in teams such as cleaning and housekeeping where subcontractors are used... as soon as you become removed from your employees, you increase the risk of trafficking, the hospitality sector is starting to act and the pressure from the top will filter down to the subcontractors.

  2. Chris Souk:

    I got into this from day one knowing I wanted to be the 800-pound gorilla on the Charlotte carpet-cleaning scene.

  3. Yao Lu:

    I am quite interested in self-cleaning coatings in nature, such as plants, we put water on superhydrophobic plants, water wouldn't wet them. Instead the water will form drops and then roll off or just bounce away and leave the surface dry and clean.

  4. Suzanne Somers:

    It's about the food you eat and it's about what you put on your skin and what you're cleaning your house with.

  5. Nicusor Dan:

    Following DNA investigations we will certainly learn about other corrupt deeds and then we will perhaps understand why people in this city have been displeased with traffic, pollution, cleaning, public transport and more.

Images & Illustrations of cleaning

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