how to pronounce washing


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The above transcription of washing is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

washing is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of washing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… we need everyone to keep washing their …”

meanings of washing


  1. Clothing, bedlinen or soft furnishings that have been, are currently being, or are to be washed; laundry.
  2. A fraudulent transaction in which the same stock is simultaneously bought and sold for the purpose of manipulating the market.
  3. The liquid used to wash an ore.
  4. The residue after an ore, etc, has been washed.
  5. A thin covering or coat.
  6. The covering of a piece with an infusible powder, which prevents it from sticking to its supports, while receiving the glaze.
  7. The action of the verb to wash.
  8. A place where a precious metal found in gravel is separated from lighter material by washing.


  1. Present participle of wash.

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