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detailing

[ dee-tey-ling ]
/ ˈdi teɪ lɪŋ /
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noun

the process of thoroughly cleaning the interior and exterior of a vehicle and doing minor repairs to improve its appearance: auto detailing.

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Origin of detailing

First recorded in 1970–75; detail (def. 13) + -ing1
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