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Meaning of cleaning by Wiktionary Dictionary

cleaning


    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -iːnɪŋ

    Verb

    cleaning

    1. Present participle of clean .

    Noun

    cleaning ( plural: cleanings )

    1. ( gerund of clean ) A situation in which something is cleaned

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Explanation of cleaning by Wordnet Dictionary

cleaning


    Noun
    1. the act of making something clean

    2. he gave his shoes a good cleaning


    Definition of cleaning by GCIDE Dictionary

    cleaning


    1. Clean ( klēn ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cleaned ( klēnd ); p. pr. & vb. n. Cleaning.] [See Clean, a., and cf. Cleanse.] To render clean; to free from whatever is foul, offensive, or extraneous; to purify; to cleanse.

      To clean out, to exhaust; to empty; to get away from ( one ) all his money. [Colloq.] De Quincey.

    2. Cleaning, n.
      1. The act of making clean.

      2. The afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc. Gardner.