What does cleaning mean?

Definitions for cleaning
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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. Kelly Johnson-Arbor:

    These cleaning products are in short supply, we're just sort of grabbing whatever is available, and it may be something we're not familiar with using.

  2. Russell Begaye:

    The EPA was right in the middle of the disaster, and we intend to make sure the Navajo Nation recovers every dollar it spends cleaning up this mess and every dollar it loses as a result of injuries to our precious Navajo natural resources.

  3. Stephen Morse:

    Even if you clean it twice a day, if someone happens just by chance to come on who's infected and their hands may be contaminated — they just sneezed into their hands and they put their hand on some surface — the cleaning only works for a short time, it's really up to all of us to take the precautions to protect ourselves.

  4. Sheryl Sandberg:

    Boys are taking out the trash, it takes less time than cleaning the dishes, and they're getting higher allowances.

  5. Artur Samarin:

    Everything they ask of me I could not tell them no, if I say no they gonna call immigration and send me back which I did not want. I was afraid of that so I was cleaning the toilet, I was cooking for them, I was doing everything in (the) house, all the house work. Stephayne was taking classes in HACC and I was doing homework for her. Pretty much like a slave driver system but I didn't mind as long as I'm going to school.

Images & Illustrations of cleaning

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