wash room

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

wash room (plural wash rooms)

  1. An unfurnished room within a building used for hand washing, bathing, laundry, dish washing, etc.
  2. A lavatory; a room designed and equipped for washing hands, normally fitted with basins or sinks, drains, and running water available from taps or faucets.
  3. A similarly equipped room in an institution, such as a hospital or school or manufactory, designated for washing hands, bathing, laundering, or a combination of such.
  4. A specially designed chamber in a laboratory or industrial plant designed for emergency bathing such as may be needed for human exposure to harmful chemicals and the like.
  5. (US, slang) A bathroom, lavatory, toilet, restroom, or powder room.

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