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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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For many businesses working in construction, Concrete Washout Solutions filled a real need.
One Aestiva anaesthetic machine gave significantly prolonged sevoflurane washout times (108 and 111 minutes) (see Discussion).
Along the North Carolina Railroad (NCRR), flooding impacted freight movement as well due to a number of washouts on the track.
They were proved right when our summer months ended up a drab washout.
Patients underwent 2 nights of polysomnographic recording to establish eligibility and baseline reading with 5- to 7-day washout periods between drug administrations.
Dave Cocks, deputy launching authority, said: "After all the poor weather we fully expected the day to be a washout.
And even if day four is a washout as well we think with Shiv Chanderpaul and Ramnaresh Sarwan absent it will need only one extended session for England to achieve victory.
Concrete Washout Systems was awarded both the experts and attendees choice awards for the most innovative product in the production category.
Equipped with a non-glare lens to prevent washout in direct sunlight.
Fifteen volunteers completed a four week run-in period, eight week treatment period, and eight week washout period.
The larger the project, the more likely it is to go belly up, and this often leads to a costly washout for an organization.
This probably isn't how blindess starts, / vision dulling to grey, the cafe a washout .