wash

wash
I 1. [wɒʃ] [AE wɔːʃ]
nome
1) (by person)

to give [sth.] a wash — lavare, dare una lavata a [window, floor, object]; lavarsi, dare una lavata a [hands, face]

to give sb. a wash — dare una lavata a o lavare qcn.

to have a quick wash — darsi una lavata veloce

2) (laundry process) bucato m.

in the wash — (about to be cleaned) nella biancheria sporca o da lavare; (being cleaned) a lavare, nel bucato

3) (from boat) scia f.
4) (coating) mano f. (di colore)
2.
modificatore

frequent wash shampoo — shampoo per lavaggi frequenti

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it will all come out in the wash — (be revealed) verrà tutto a galla; (be resolved) si risolverà tutto

II 1. [wɒʃ] [AE wɔːʃ]
verbo transitivo
1) (clean) lavare [person, clothes]; pulire [wound]

to get washed — lavarsi

to wash one's hands — lavarsi le mani

to wash the dishes — lavare i piatti

2) (carry along) trasportare [silt, debris]

to wash sb., sth. overboard — trascinare qcn., qcs. a mare

3) lett. (lap against) lambire [rock, shore]
4) (coat) dare una mano di colore a, tinteggiare [wall]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (clean oneself) [person] lavarsi; [animal] leccarsi
2) (clean clothes) fare il bucato
3) (become clean) [clothes] lavarsi, essere lavabile
4) colloq. (be believed)

that excuse won't wash with me — questa scusa non attacca con me

3.
verbo riflessivo

to wash oneself — [person] lavarsi; [animal] leccarsi

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to wash one's hands of — lavarsi le mani di [matter]; disinteressarsi di [person]

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[woʃ] 1. verb
1) (to clean (a thing or person, especially oneself) with (soap and) water or other liquid: How often do you wash your hair?; You wash (the dishes) and I'll dry; We can wash in the stream.) lavare, lavarsi
2) (to be able to be washed without being damaged: This fabric doesn't wash very well.) lavarsi
3) (to flow (against, over etc): The waves washed (against) the ship.) sciabordare
4) (to sweep (away etc) by means of water: The floods have washed away hundreds of houses.) spazzare via
2. noun
1) (an act of washing: He's just gone to have a wash.) lavata, bagno
2) (things to be washed or being washed: Your sweater is in the wash.) bucato, (biancheria da lavare)
3) (the flowing or lapping (of waves etc): the wash of waves against the rocks.) sciabordio
4) (a liquid with which something is washed: a mouthwash.) liquido
5) (a thin coat (of water-colour paint etc), especially in a painting: The background of the picture was a pale blue wash.) colore
6) (the waves caused by a moving boat etc: The rowing-boat was tossing about in the wash from the ship's propellers.) ondulazione, mulinello
- washer
- washing
- washed-out
- washerwoman
- washerman
- washcloth
- wash-basin
- washing-machine
- washing-powder
- washing-up
- washout
- washroom
- wash up
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wash (1) /wɒʃ/
n.
1 [cu] lavata; lavatina; abluzione; (di automobile, ecc.) lavaggio: Go and have a wash, va' a darti una lavatina!; Give the car a good wash, fa un bel lavaggio alla macchina!
2 [u] biancheria (da lavare o lavata); bucato: to send the wash to the laundry, mandare la biancheria alla lavanderia; to hang out the wash, stendere il bucato; Your socks are in the wash, i tuoi calzini sono nel bucato (o sono a lavare)
3 (autom.) lavaggio: car wash, lavaggio macchine; autolavaggio
4 (med.) medicamento liquido; lozione; lavanda: stomach wash, lavanda gastrica
5 [uc] (nei composti) detergente; sapone: skin wash, detergente per la pelle
6 (tecn.) strato di metallo; metallizzazione
7 (edil.) (mano di) tinta (per pareti)
8 (pitt., = wash drawing) acquerello; guazzo
9 [u] risciacquatura di piatti; brodaglia; broda (per maiali)
10 [u] sciacquio, sciabordio (delle onde)
11 (naut.) scia laterale, remora (di nave)
12 [u] (geol.) dilavamento; erosione dell'acqua; (anche) alluvione recente
13 (geogr., naut.) barra di marea
14 (geogr.) area soggetta a inondazioni; terreno golenale; zona paludosa: (in GB) the Wash, il Wash (baia situata tra il Norfolk e il Lincolnshire)
15 (geogr., USA; = dry wash) corso d'acqua a regime torrentizio; torrente in secca
16 (fin., fisc., spec. USA; = wash sale, wash trading) vendita fittizia (è illegale)
17 [u] (slang USA) birra (o altro) da bere dopo un liquore forte
18 (slang USA) copertura (fig.); giustificazione poco plausibile; scusa inverosimile
19 (slang USA) cosa che non è né carne né pesce; cosa vaga, irrisolta
20 (slang ingl.) crack (droga pesante)
wash-and-wear, (di tessuto) wash-and-wear; «lava e indossa»; «non stiro» □ wash boiler, caldaia del bucato □ (chim.) wash-bottle, spruzzetta □ (arte) wash drawing, pittura a tempera; acquerello; guazzo □ wash-house, lavanderia □ wash-leather, pelle scamosciata lavabile.
wash (2) /wɒʃ/
a. attr.
(fam. USA) lavabile: wash silk, seta lavabile.
♦ (to) wash /wɒʃ/
A v. t.
1 lavare: to wash one's hands [one's face], lavarsi le mani [la faccia]; This soap will wash silks, questo sapone è adatto per lavare la seta NOTA D'USO: -to clean o to wash?-
2 (delle onde, del mare, ecc.) bagnare: The Atlantic Ocean washes the northern coasts of Cornwall, l'Oceano Atlantico bagna le coste settentrionali della Cornovaglia
3 (del mare, ecc.) gettare, buttare (wash ashore, overboard, up)
4 (lett.) bagnare; inumidire: roses washed with dew, rose bagnate dalla rugiada
5 (dell'acqua, della pioggia) scavare: The rain has washed gullies in the bank, la pioggia ha scavato solchi sulla sponda
6 (edil.) tinteggiare (pareti)
7 (pitt.) ricoprire di un lieve strato di colore (spec. d'acquerello)
8 (tecn.) metallizzare in bagno galvanico; ricoprire di un leggero strato di metallo
B v. i.
1 lavarsi (il viso, le mani, ecc.); darsi una lavata: I must wash before going out, devo lavarmi prima di uscire
2 lavarsi; essere lavabile: This fabric doesn't wash well, questa stoffa non si lava bene
3 lavare; fare il bucato; fare la lavandaia: She washes every Monday, fa il bucato ogni lunedì
4 (di un gatto, ecc.) fare le pulizie; leccarsi
5 (delle onde, ecc.) battere; infrangersi; urtare
6 (fam.) reggere; essere credibile: This explanation won't wash, questa spiegazione non regge
to wash st. clean, pulire qc. lavando; pulire a fondo qc.; (fig.) pulire, riciclare □ (fig.) to wash one's dirty linen in public, lavare i panni sporchi in pubblico; mettere in piazza i propri affari privati □ (USA) to wash the dishes, lavare i piatti; rigovernare □ to wash oneself, lavarsi (da solo o a fondo): Jo is old enough to wash herself, Jo è abbastanza grande per lavarsi da sola; You're absolutely filthy, Tom! Go and wash yourself!, Sei sporco da fare schifo, Tom! Vai a lavarti! □ (fig.) I wash my hands of it, me ne lavo le mani.
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I 1. [wɒʃ] [AE wɔːʃ]
nome
1) (by person)

to give [sth.] a wash — lavare, dare una lavata a [window, floor, object]; lavarsi, dare una lavata a [hands, face]

to give sb. a wash — dare una lavata a o lavare qcn.

to have a quick wash — darsi una lavata veloce

2) (laundry process) bucato m.

in the wash — (about to be cleaned) nella biancheria sporca o da lavare; (being cleaned) a lavare, nel bucato

3) (from boat) scia f.
4) (coating) mano f. (di colore)
2.
modificatore

frequent wash shampoo — shampoo per lavaggi frequenti

••

it will all come out in the wash — (be revealed) verrà tutto a galla; (be resolved) si risolverà tutto

II 1. [wɒʃ] [AE wɔːʃ]
verbo transitivo
1) (clean) lavare [person, clothes]; pulire [wound]

to get washed — lavarsi

to wash one's hands — lavarsi le mani

to wash the dishes — lavare i piatti

2) (carry along) trasportare [silt, debris]

to wash sb., sth. overboard — trascinare qcn., qcs. a mare

3) lett. (lap against) lambire [rock, shore]
4) (coat) dare una mano di colore a, tinteggiare [wall]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (clean oneself) [person] lavarsi; [animal] leccarsi
2) (clean clothes) fare il bucato
3) (become clean) [clothes] lavarsi, essere lavabile
4) colloq. (be believed)

that excuse won't wash with me — questa scusa non attacca con me

3.
verbo riflessivo

to wash oneself — [person] lavarsi; [animal] leccarsi

••

to wash one's hands of — lavarsi le mani di [matter]; disinteressarsi di [person]


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