Meaning of WASHING in English
n. a quantity of clothes for washing or just washed. washing-machine a machine for washing clothes and linen etc. washing-powder powder of soap or detergent for washing clothes. washing-soda sodium carbonate, used dissolved in water for washing and cleaning. washing-up Brit. 1 the process of washing dishes etc. after use. 2 used dishes etc. for washing.
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012