It is placed on the spindle threads against the nut, and held there with another nut and washer on the end of the spindle.
Just at this bend raise a burr with a sharp chisel to keep the washer on.
He was content to hunt food for washer if it fattened him up for the cubs.
Slip a washer on the other end and put the end of the rod through the 3/16-in.
When the cubs played in front of the cave, washer was permitted to go there with them.
The drill is then used as before to release the grip of the washer.
This series of operations would, however, with any kind of washer, result in thoroughly cleansing the gas.
Get thee gone, thou turner of spits and washer of greasy dishes!'
The gas passes through the pipes H to the washer B and thence to the holder C.
Mother Wolf did not notice this remark, for she was looking at washer.
"flat ring for sealing joints or holding nuts," mid-14c., generally considered an agent noun of wash (v.), but the sense connection is difficult, and the noun may derive instead from the ancestor of French vis "screw, vise."
Old English wascan, wæscan, from Proto-Germanic *watskanan (cf. Old Norse vaska, Middle Dutch wasscen, Dutch wassen, German waschen), from stem *wat-, the source of water. Related: Washed; washing. Used mainly of clothes in Old English (the principal verb for washing the body, dishes, etc. being þwean). Washed-out "faded" is from 1837. Washed up is 1923 theater slang, from notion of washing up at the end of a job.
late Old English wæsc "act of washing" (see wash (v.)). Meaning "clothes set aside to be washed" is attested from 1789; meaning "thin coat of paint" is recorded from 1690s; sense of "land alternately covered and exposed by the sea" is recorded from mid-15c.
v. washed, wash·ing, wash·es
To cleanse, using water or other liquid, usually with soap, detergent, or bleach, by immersing, dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing.
To make moist or wet.
The act or process of cleansing or washing.
A solution used to cleanse or bathe a part.
To prove acceptable; bear testing •Usually in the negative: Well, it just won't wash/ The stereotype of gay males as child molesters just doesn't wash any more/ That washes. I'll buy it (1849+)
[verb sense said to be fr a defective printed calico that could not be washed; third noun sense perhaps fr the notion that equal opposing elements wash each other out or away, or wipe the slate clean]