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airwash

[ air-wosh, -wawsh ]
/ ˈɛərˌwɒʃ, -ˌwɔʃ /
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verb (used with object)

to cool (a roof or the like) with a current of air.

noun

a current of air for cooling a roof or the like.

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Origin of airwash

First recorded in 1945–50; air1 + wash
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  • Why, he gave me a name for that 'airwash without having to think twice over it!

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