(n.) = washing ; wash-off ; washed-out ; lavage ; wash ; rinse. Ex: We also spend a certain amount of time each day dealing with our bodily functions, bathing, washing, brushing our teeth and so on. Ex: The wash-off of solid waste into the drainage systems of urban areas seriously interferes with aquatic life in the receiving streams, rivers, lakes and oceans. Ex: When you get the wrong combination you get washed-out colors and bad blacks. Ex: An enema is lavage of the rectum or distal colon. Ex: Year without a wash leads to divorce court. Ex: It's best after use to just use regular washing up liquid and water, giving it a good rinse and drying promptly. ---- * dar un lavado de cara = spruce up. * disolvente para el lavado = wash solvent. * hacerle a Alguien un lavado de cerebro = brainwash. * hacerse un lavado vaginal = douche. * lavado a presión = pressure wash ; jet wash. * lavado de cabello = shampooing. * lavado de coches = car wash. * lavado de la ropa = laundering. * lavado del intestino = bowel prep. * lavado de pelo = shampooing. * lavado de platos = dishwashing. * lavado intestinal = bowel prep. * lavado manual a presión = jet wash. * salir en el lavado = come out in + the wash. * túnel de lavado = drive-through car wash. (v.) = wash ; bathe ; launder ; wash out ; wash + Nombre + up ; rinse off ; leach ; wash down. Ex: After disinfection the object should be thoroughly washed with tap and distilled water. Ex: We also spend a certain amount of time each day dealing with our bodily functions, bathing, washing, brushing our teeth and so on. Ex: This study compares the costs of purchasing and laundering diapers either at home or laundromat with the cost of purchasing disposable diapers. Ex: They turned the boat over and washed it out but then Brad couldn't get back in the boat because he was too weak. Ex: They scraped the sinew, washed it up, dried it up, and then they split it. Ex: The only thing that rinsing off baby carrots will do is remove any dirt that might be on the surface -- it won't wash away any bacteria. Ex: Other chemicals have been used to leach gold, and they include bromine, chlorine, and thiourea. Ex: Before you lather your car with nice hot sudsy water, you want to wash it down first with a hose. ---- * lavar a mano = hand wash. * lavar con agua = rinse off. * lavar con agua abudante = sluice. * lavar con champú = shampoo. * lavar el coche = wash + the car. * lavar la cara = spin-doctor. * lavar la ropa = wash + clothes ; do + the washing. * lavarle el cerebro a Alguien = brainwash. * lavar los platos = wash + the dishes ; wash up ; do + the washing-up ; do + the dishes. * lavarse = perform + Posesivo + ablutions. * lavar(se) con una esponja = sponge. * lavarse el pelo = shampoo + Posesivo + hair ; wash + Posesive + hair. * lavarse el pelo con champú = shampoo + Posesivo + hair. * lavarse la cabeza = wash + Posesive + hair ; shampoo + Posesivo + hair. * lavarse la cara = wash + Posesivo + face. * lavarse las manos = wash + Posesivo + hands off ; wash + Posesivo + hands. * lavarse las manos de = wash + Posesivo + hands of. * lavarse los dientes = clean teeth. * paño para lavarse la cara = washcloth ; facecloth ; face flannel ; washrag. * que se puede lavar con lejía = bleachable. * sin lavar = unwashed. * tabla de lavar = washboard.