Launder : Definition

Launder

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Pronunciation : Laun"der
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Contracted fr. OE. lavender, F. lavandière, LL. lavandena, from L. lavare to wash. See Lave.]
Definition : 1. A washerwoman. [Obs.]

2. (Mining)

Defn: A trough used by miners to receive the powdered ore from the box where it is beaten, or for carrying water to the stamps, or other apparatus, for comminuting, or sorting, the ore.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Laun"der
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To wash, as clothes; to wash, and to smooth with a flatiron or mangle; to wash and iron; as, to launder shirts.

2. To lave; to wet. [Obs.] Shak.

i. [imp. & p. p. Laundered; p. pr. & vb. n. Laundering.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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