Associations to the word «Clean»

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Wiktionary

CLEAN, adjective. (heading) (physical) Free of dirt or impurities or protruberances.
CLEAN, adjective. Not dirty.
CLEAN, adjective. In an unmarked condition.
CLEAN, adjective. (aerodynamics) Allowing an uninterrupted flow over surfaces, without protrusions such as racks or landing gear.
CLEAN, adjective. Empty.
CLEAN, adjective. (of metal) Having relatively few impurities.
CLEAN, adjective. (heading) (behavioural) Free of immorality or criminality.
CLEAN, adjective. Pure, especially morally or religiously.
CLEAN, adjective. Not having used drugs or alcohol.
CLEAN, adjective. (of criminal, driving, etc. records) Without restrictions or penalties, or someone having such a record.
CLEAN, adjective. (informal) Not in possession of weapons or contraband such as drugs.
CLEAN, adjective. (informal) Devoid of profanity.
CLEAN, adjective. Smooth, exact, and performed well.
CLEAN, adjective. (informal) Cool or neat.
CLEAN, adjective. (health) Being free of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
CLEAN, adjective. Which doesn’t damage the environment.
CLEAN, adjective. Free from that which is useless or injurious; without defects.
CLEAN, adjective. Free from restraint or neglect; complete; entire.
CLEAN, adjective. Well-proportioned; shapely.
CLEAN, adjective. (climbing) (of a route) Ascended without falling.
CLEAN, noun. Removal of dirt.
CLEAN, noun. (weightlifting) The first part of the event clean and jerk in which the weight is brought from the ground to the shoulders.
CLEAN, verb. (transitive) To remove dirt from a place or object.
CLEAN, verb. (transitive) To tidy up, make a place neat.
CLEAN, verb. (transitive) (climbing) To remove equipment from a climbing route after it was previously lead climbed.
CLEAN, verb. (intransitive) To make things clean in general.
CLEAN, verb. (transitive) (computing) To remove unnecessary files, etc. from (a directory, etc.).
CLEAN, verb. (intransitive) (curling) To brush the ice lightly in front of a moving rock to remove any debris and ensure a correct line; less vigorous than a sweep.
CLEAN, verb. (manga fandom) To purge a raw of any blemishes caused by the scanning process such as brown tinting and poor color contrast.
CLEAN, adverb. Fully and completely.
CLEAN AND JERK, noun. (weightlifting) The act of lifting the barbell to hang at arm's length, pausing, and thrusting the barbell over the head to a stationary position in one movement.
CLEAN AS A HOUND'S TOOTH, adjective. (simile) Very clean (very innocent)
CLEAN AS A NEW PENNY, adjective. (simile) Extremely clean.
CLEAN AS A WHISTLE, adjective. (simile) Very clean
CLEAN AS A WHISTLE, adjective. (simile) Completely innocent; beyond moral reproach.
CLEAN BILL OF HEALTH, noun. A bill of health that states that there is no infectious disease present in a ship, or its port of departure.
CLEAN BILL OF HEALTH, noun. (Figuratively, by extension) A statement that indicates that there are no obvious problems.
CLEAN BOWL, verb. (cricket) To bowl a batsman out without the ball hit neither the bat nor the pads on the way to the stumps.
CLEAN BOWLED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of clean bowl
CLEAN BOWLING, verb. Present participle of clean bowl
CLEAN BOWLS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of clean bowl
CLEAN CHIT, noun. (India) A (usually verbal) certificate of exoneration given by law enforcement agencies to suspects in a crime.
CLEAN COAL, noun. Any technology that may mitigate emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses that arise from the burning of coal for electrical power.
CLEAN CODE, noun. (idiomatic) software code that is formatted correctly and in an organized manner so that another coder can easily read or modify it.
CLEAN CODES, noun. Plural of clean code
CLEAN COPY, noun. A copy of a draft of a document without editing notations.
CLEAN HANDS, noun. (figurative) Freedom from guilt, especially from the guilt of dishonesty in money matters, or of bribe-taking.
CLEAN HOUSE, verb. (intransitive) To clean the interior of a house.
CLEAN HOUSE, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To reform a workplace, organization, etc. by removing undesirable personnel and/or procedures.
CLEAN HOUSE, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To win overwhelmingly.
CLEAN LANGUAGE, proper noun. A questioning technique focused on the use of language, assumptions, metaphors, paradigms and sensations familiar to the person questioned.
CLEAN LIVING, adjective. Referring to someone who does not engage in acts of moral depravity, such as drinking, smoking or carousing
CLEAN MONDAY, proper noun. (Christianity) The first day of the Lent in the Greek Orthodox calendar.
CLEAN OUT, verb. (transitive) To clean, especially to tidy by removing the contents.
CLEAN OUT, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To empty completely; to remove all money or possessions from.
CLEAN POTATO, noun. (informal) Something that is excellent.
CLEAN POTATO, noun. (informal) A person of faultless character.
CLEAN ROOM, noun. Alternative form of cleanroom
CLEAN SHEET, noun. (soccer) A game played without having conceded a goal.
CLEAN SHEETS, noun. Plural of clean sheet
CLEAN SHELL, noun. (business) A legal entity that demonstrably has no liabilities.
CLEAN SKIN, noun. Alternative spelling of cleanskin
CLEAN SLATE, noun. (nautical) a slate on which the courses steered by a ship (and distances run) were recorded, but have been wiped clean after being entered in the log at the end of a watch
CLEAN SLATE, noun. (by extension) a fresh start
CLEAN SOMEONE'S CLOCK, verb. (idiomatic) To defeat decisively, in a physical fight or other competition or negotiation.
CLEAN SWEEP, noun. (chiefly politics) A complete or overwhelming victory, especially one in which all or almost all possible electoral contests are won.
CLEAN SWEEP, noun. (sports) The winning, by a person or team, of all the possible possible prizes, games, rounds or contests, etc in a competition, season or series.
CLEAN SWEEP, noun. A thorough change of policies, personnel or things, removing or replacing all or almost all of what was there previously.
CLEAN SWEEPS, noun. Plural of clean sweep
CLEAN UP, verb. (transitive) To make an area or a thing clean; to pick up a mess; to tidy.
CLEAN UP, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) (colloquial) To become clean, handsome, smart in appearance, e.g. for a special occasion, especially when it is out of character to be seen as such.
CLEAN UP, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To make a large profit; to win by a large margin, or to win a large amount, especially in gambling. Also clean house.
CLEAN UP ONE'S ACT, verb. (idiomatic) to reform; to improve one's habits

Dictionary definition

CLEAN, noun. A weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead.
CLEAN, verb. Make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth".
CLEAN, verb. Remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey".
CLEAN, verb. Clean and tidy up the house; "She housecleans every week".
CLEAN, verb. Clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner".
CLEAN, verb. Be cleanable; "This stove cleans easily".
CLEAN, verb. Deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.; "The other players cleaned him completely".
CLEAN, verb. Remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm".
CLEAN, verb. Remove while making clean; "Clean the spots off the rug".
CLEAN, verb. Remove unwanted substances from.
CLEAN, verb. Remove shells or husks from; "clean grain before milling it".
CLEAN, adverb. Completely; used as intensifiers; "clean forgot the appointment"; "I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out".
CLEAN, adverb. In conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; "they played fairly".
CLEAN, adjective. Free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals".
CLEAN, adjective. Free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner".
CLEAN, adjective. (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver bell".
CLEAN, adjective. Free from impurities; "clean water"; "fresh air".
CLEAN, adjective. (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense; "a clean voting record"; "a clean driver's license".
CLEAN, adjective. Ritually clean or pure.
CLEAN, adjective. Not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination; "a clean fuel"; "cleaner and more efficient engines"; "the tactical bomb is reasonably clean".
CLEAN, adjective. (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers; "good clean fun"; "a clean joke".
CLEAN, adjective. Free from sepsis or infection; "a clean (or uninfected) wound".
CLEAN, adjective. Morally pure; "led a clean life".
CLEAN, adjective. (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript".
CLEAN, adjective. (of a surface) not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins".
CLEAN, adjective. Exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct".
CLEAN, adjective. Without difficulties or problems; "a clean test flight".
CLEAN, adjective. Thorough and without qualification; "a clean getaway"; "a clean sweep"; "a clean break".
CLEAN, adjective. Not carrying concealed weapons.
CLEAN, adjective. Free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed; "he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife".
CLEAN, adjective. Free of drugs; "after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years".

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