hose down

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Verb1.hose down - water with a hose; "hose the lawn"
irrigate, water - supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields"
يَغْسِل بالخُرْطوم
očistit stříkáním
tömlõvel lemos
umyť striekaním
hortumla yıkamak


1. (also ˈhosepipe) a rubber, plastic etc tube which bends and which is used to carry water etc. a garden hose; a fireman's hose.
2. an older word for stockings or socks. woollen hose.
to apply water to by means of a hose. I'll go and hose the garden/car.
hosiery (ˈhəuziəri) noun
knitted goods, especially stockings, socks and tights.
hose reel
a revolving drum for carrying hoses.
hose down
to clean (eg a car) by means of water brought by a hose.
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Then home, muddy and shattered, for a hose down and a packet of Jaffa Cakes.
Typical applications include Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage production where hose down may be required.
Rawalpindi: The head of Rawalpindi's emergency services reiterated on Saturday that his staff was asked by a senior police officer to hose down the site of Benazir Bhutto's assassination on December 27, 2007.
CUTLINE: Worcester firefighters hose down the scene of a stabbing on Pleasant Street near West Street last night.
Those who chose to live the sober life were said to be on the wagon, meaning a water cart used to hose down duty roads on hot days.
The BBA226 stainless steel bench scale is ideal for many applications in any industrial environment with light hose down requirements.
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The trouble is, my wife Maria wants me to wash out the front porch and hose down the steps.
The difference is that the ACE manual breaks the hose down into its three individual components, listing them as Items 20-22.