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A wash is a light covering of watercolor (A painting produced with watercolors) on a painting (Graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface).
A wash is a small river (A large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)) or stream (A natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth).
The term does not refer to a section of land (The solid part of the earth's surface) that gets wet during heavy rains, which is a flood plain (A low plain adjacent to a river that is formed chiefly of river sediment and is subject to flooding).
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 Wash Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A wash is a light covering of watercolor on a painting.
A wash is a very small river or stream.
Typically (at least in rural parts of the central United States) the term wash is used to reference a stream that only gets wet when there is rain, and dries quickly.
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 Wash Encyclopedia, Definition, History, Biography @ CutAndDried.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A wash is a small river or stream.
Typically (at least in rural parts of the central United States, and the especially the deserts of the Southwest) the term wash is used to reference a stream that only carries water when there is rain, and usually dries quickly.
The Wash is a large estuary on the east coast of England.
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 definition of wash
To remove by washing to take away by, or as by, the action of water; to drag or draw off as by the tide; -- often with away, off, out, etc.; as, to wash dirt from the hands.
The act of washing; an ablution; a cleansing, wetting, or dashing with water; hence, a quantity, as of clothes, washed at once.
A piece of ground washed by the action of a sea or river, or sometimes covered and sometimes left dry; the shallowest part of a river, or arm of the sea; also, a bog; a marsh; a fen; as, the washes in Lincolnshire.
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 WASH, THE - Encyclopedia Britannica - WASH, THE - JCSM's Study Center
WASH, THE - Encyclopedia Britannica - WASH, THE - JCSM's Study Center
WASH, THE, a shallow bay of the North Sea, on the Lincoln-shire and Norfolk
It is roughly square in shape, penetrating the
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 Wash
1986 Francis R Scobee, Wash, USAF/astronaut, dies in Challenger disaster
1976 80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Wash, DC in 2:20:19
1894 Commonweal of Christ (Coxey's Army) arrives in Wash, DC 500 strong to protest unemployment; Coxey arrested for trespassing at Capitol
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