cleaning

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cleaning

  1. present participle of clean

Noun[edit]

cleaning ‎(plural cleanings)

  1. (gerund of clean) A situation in which something is cleaned.
    • 2009, January 13, “Jane E. Brody”, in New Thinking on How to Protect the Heart[1]:
      So good dental hygiene, with regular periodontal cleanings, can help protect your heart as well as your teeth.
  2. The afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Gardner to this entry?)

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