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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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Filtration cake, which was created from filtration of chromium sludge, was washed. This washing was composed of two phases:
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He has washed countless bodies including that of his own father.
A study of 120 secondary school students (Guinan, McGuckin-Guinan, & Sevareid, 1997) found that 58% of female students and 48% of male students washed their hands after using the restroom, although only 28% of the female students and 8% of the male students used soap.
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This survey found that after using public restrooms in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, New Orleans and San Francisco only 68 per cent, adults washed their hands.
IWM's unique travelling jet system ensures that maximum pressure is delivered from the high power wash jets to all areas of the racks being washed. For maximum economy, the wash water is recirculated from a heated tank, and effective filtration is provided as an aid to reducing the frequency of water changes needed.
The washed leaves were then dried, placed into bags made from special oxygen-permeable films, and stored at 41[degrees] F.
Multiple uses will create a buildup of emollients that should be washed off with soap and water.
At some parishes everyone is invited to have their feet washed. I never participate.
When wool is washed, the scales interlock, preventing the fibers from moving freely.