Meaning of WASHER in English

WASHER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

pressure washer

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

replace

In taps, replacing the tap washer and tightening the gland nut will both contribute to stopping water hammer occurring.

In another bathroom I replaced the washers in the faucets that were leaking.

The method of replacing a washer depends on the design of tap.

Always keep spare tap washers handy and replace the washers regularly - no tap should need to be turned off with force.

Sometimes it may be necessary to replace both the washer and the jumper - particularly if they can't be separated.

Except with Supataps, replacing tap washers may mean turning the water off and draining the cistern.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

chief cook and bottle washer

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Come me little washer lad, come let's away, We're bound down to slavery for fourpence a day.

For recession-weary washers, lower bills may sound just as attractive as greener laundry - as it were.

In another bathroom I replaced the washers in the faucets that were leaking.

Insertinch carriage bolts about 7 inches long to accommodate a washer and a nut on the inside of the beam.

The soft, perished feel of the old washer which rubbed black on your fingers as you took it out of the tap.

This point means that where a motor vehicle is required to be fitted with wipers it must also have washers.

Visibility is important; check the windshield washer reservoir before you start out.

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