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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.
Wash Down and disinfection shall be performed in a way that cleansed material does not poised any danger to the environment.
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.
Coffee Bean kiosk: Who can resist good, strong coffee samples to wash down the sweetness and send us on our way?
System benefits include: elimination of bulky "space suits" and the need to open any part of the system for part removal prior to the wash cycle; integration of flexible controls for wash down of all system components, including tablet press, charge system, and isolators, with no internal shrouds; tablet press and isolators have glov and RTP ports for easy operation, service, an changeover access.
a major provider of quality equipment to the food processing and manufacturing industries, introduces its P-70 Spray Nozzle specifically designed for wash down applications in the food service industry.
Similarly, when waiting on station platforms, eg, Liverpool Central, when you look to the opposite wall, roof and ceiling they all require a good wash down and/or repaint.
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.
And, being in Tuscany where they produce Hannibal's favourite wine, he should be okay to wash down his next meal "with a nice Chianti".
The lowest quarter of the black wall is removed, allowing light to gently wash down the concrete and infuse the chapel with a subtle radiance.