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1An act of washing someone or something thoroughly.
- ‘The motor may be in a washdown area that they want to be as cleanable as possible.’
- 1.1as modifier Denoting a toilet having a flushing system in which the pan is automatically washed clean.
- ‘Other, more specialized technologies include the electrohydraulic toilet, which is a siphonic or washdown system that uses a motor, pump and controller to assist flushing action.’
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