Definitions for cleaning
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cleaning, cleansing, cleanupnoun
the act of making something clean
"he gave his shoes a good cleaning"
A situation in which something is cleaned
Cleaning is the process of removing unwanted substances, such as dirt, infectious agents, and other impurities, from an object or environment. Cleaning is often performed for aesthetic, hygienic, functional, environmental, or safety purposes. Cleaning occurs in many different contexts, and uses many different methods. Several occupations are devoted to cleaning.
Cleaning refers to the systematic process of removing dirt, dust, stains, germs, and other unwanted or harmful substances from surfaces, objects, or environments to make them clean, hygienic, and presentable. It typically involves using various cleaning agents, tools, and techniques to eliminate dirt, disinfect surfaces, remove debris, and restore a state of cleanliness. Cleaning is essential to maintain cleanliness, promote health and hygiene, ensure aesthetic appeal, and prevent the spread of diseases.
the act of making clean
the afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc
Verb form of clean.
The cleaning process was easy as she & her husband did it together.
Submitted by MaryC on January 6, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'cleaning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3620
Rank popularity for the word 'cleaning' in Nouns Frequency: #2701
The numerical value of cleaning in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of cleaning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
Cleaning anything involves making something else dirty, but anything can get dirty without something else getting clean.
The biggest challenge for self-cleaning surfaces is finding a way to make them tough enough to withstand everyday damage, the surfaces tend to be mechanically weak and so rub off easily. But by pairing our paint with different adhesives, we've shown it is possible to make a robust self-cleaning surface.
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.
We haven't been back home since the explosions, the soldiers wouldn't let us into the compound. We heard they're cleaning up our homes. We haven't agreed to it, and don't know why they're cleaning up.
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