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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rinse  \Rinse\,  n. 
  The  act  of  rinsing. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rinse  \Rinse\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Rinsed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Rinsing}.]  [OE.,  fr  OF  rincer,  rimser,  reinser, 
  ra["i]ncier,  F.  rincer;  of  uncertain  origin.] 
  1.  To  wash  lightly;  to  cleanse  with  a  second  or  repeated 
  application  of  water  after  washing. 
  2.  To  cleancse  by  the  introduction  of  water;  --  applied 
  especially  to  hollow  vessels;  as  to  rinse  a  bottle. 
  ``Like  a  glass  did  break  i'  the  rinsing.''  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  liquid  preparation  used  on  wet  hair  to  it  a  tint 
  2:  the  removal  of  soap  with  clean  water  in  the  final  stage  of 
  washing  [syn:  {rinsing}] 
  3:  the  act  of  giving  a  light  tint  to  the  hair 
  4:  washing  lightly  without  soap 
  v  1:  wash  off  soap  or  remaining  dirt  [syn:  {rinse  off}] 
  2:  clean  with  some  chemical  process  [syn:  {wash}] 
  3:  rinse  one's  mouth  and  throat  with  mouthwash;  "gargle  with 
  this  liquid"  [syn:  {gargle}] 

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