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. Bethany Barone Gibbs:

    Someone who runs 30 minutes every day can sit for the other 15 hours of the day at work, commuting, and at home and this person would be considered physically active but also quite sedentary, on the other hand, a cleaning professional might never exercise but might spend most of their day on their feet in light activity – this person would be inactive but have very little sedentary time.

  2. Charlie Bubear:

    In the current lockdown, many of us will likely be getting around to all those cleaning and DIY jobs people love to put off, but I doubt anyone would have expected to stumble across a bomb that has been quietly sitting in their roof for over a hundred years.

  3. Ewaryst Matczak:

    The problem is that after mining, it is cheaper for the company to just dump the water into the river Warta from where it goes into the Baltic Sea instead of cleaning it up and pouring it [back] into our lakes.

  4. Gerald Ford:

    We have come tardily to the tremendous task of cleaning up our environment. We should have moved with similar zeal at least a decade ago. But no purpose is served by post-mortems. With visionary zeal but the greatest realism, we must now address ourselves to the vast problems that confront us.

  5. Courtney Beasley:

    NASA will closely adhere to the CDC's recommendations on infection control for the coronavirus as Andrew Morgan and Jessica Meir return to Earth and begin their post-flight medical testing and readaptation period, this includes cleaning of surfaces, social distancing, emphasizing hand hygiene, encouraging NASA team members who are sick to stay home, and limiting contact with the crew members.

Images & Illustrations of cleaning

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