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Wash

Gains equal losses.
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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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Unit manager Phil Cheeseman said: "As well as providing our own fleet with first class wash down and pre-MOT inspection facilities, we are also anticipating a significant demand for this service from other Corus business units, as well as local haulage and owners of heavy goods vehicles in the region, as this is currently the only wash down facility of its type in the North East of England."
Wine is a prized drink, taking months of preparation, not to be used to wash down food.
Harsh environments filled with corrosive cleaners and high-pressure wash down standards require a completely stainless check-weighing scale.
Concrete, indeed -- easy both to build and to wash down -- seems to have been inflicted on animals for their habitat before it was tried out on humans needing shelter.
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.
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.
It's got medium body, and would have helped you wash down that Thanks-giving or Christmas turkey just fine.
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.
With its smooth domed design, polyester powder-coated surface, no exposed screws, no glass and IP66-rated wash down fixtures, these new highbay lamps eliminate the accumulation of dust, water and dangerous bacteria that can hide and build up during the daily high pressure chemical wash down process required in the food processing industry.