handwashing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hand +‎ washing

Noun[edit]

handwashing (uncountable)

  1. Washing of one's hands
    • 2009 Februaryruary 7, Judy Steed, “Devices that let ability shine through”, Toronto Star:
      The mirror comes alive with images, guiding you through the steps of handwashing: turn on the taps, lather your hands with soap, rinse your hands, turn off the taps, dry your hands.