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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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The resting stages of pests, especially non-feeding adult females of red spider mites, can be hit hard by washing down.
With the flu sweeping through schools, teachers and day care aides across the nation are finding themselves washing down desks and toys and reminding children to wipe their noses - with a tissue, please - and wash their hands - with soap, young man.
The walkways are lined with Formica and both ceiling and walls need washing down to remove dirt and spillage.