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Wash

Gains equal losses.

Wash

A situation in which the profit on one activity or investment equals the loss on another. When an investment is a wash, it is said to break even.
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Indirect savings from the quality control aspect of water dosing consistency played a big part in the decision to deploy automated wash down stations beyond the Minnesota plants, as did the safety benefit of curtailing drivers' time on truck ladders, adds Blankenhorn, who is responsible for four Meyer Material operations serving Chicago's northern suburbs.
Wine is a prized drink, taking months of preparation, not to be used to wash down food.
Made of stainless steel, the new conveyors can handle frequent high-pressure wash downs using soap and water, bleach, alcohol or chlorine cleaners.
Harsh environments filled with corrosive cleaners and high-pressure wash down standards require a completely stainless check-weighing scale.
Students from Briggs Middle School scrub the floor and wash down the pumper and paramedic trucks at the Thurston Fire Station in a show of appreciation for firefighters as part of sixth grade students' annual Community Service Day.
The washer features oscillating spray arms, wash down duty motors, stainless steel construction, recirculating wash water and fully adjustable cycle times.
And those needing liquid courage can visit the Ivy Bush Tavern, where medieval ales and wine will be on sale to wash down the succulent hog roast.
For many teens, lunch--and maybe breakfast, too--drops out of a school vending machine: a can of soda to wash down a candy bar and a bag of chips.
According to a company spokesman, the unit has nonskid surfaces, walls to contain splash-back, removable "catch" strainers, high capacity dirt handling, continous flow, wash down of work area, oil removal and particulate filtration.
Many of the dams upriver keep sediments from washing down the river, and most of what does wash down is dropped off the edge of the continental shelf, into the deeper waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
It is our intention," said Kevin Carroll, Vice President - Wash Down Business Unit & Marketing, "to have the site eliminate much of the time and paperwork involved with fax orders while helping us streamline service to our customers.
Contract Awarded For Supply And Installation Of A Mobile Wash Down System ( Mareeba Qld)