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 (prē′wŏsht′, -wôsht′)
1. Washed by the manufacturer so as to impart a softer texture or faded appearance. Used of textiles or clothing: prewashed denim; prewashed jeans.
2. Washed after harvest and before sale: prewashed lettuce.


(ˈpriˈwɒʃt, -ˈwɔʃt)

washed before sale, esp. to produce a soft texture or a worn look: prewashed jeans.
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Contract awarded for 10,000 units prewashed radiopaque sterile surgical gauze of 18 "x18" x45cms 45cms in 5 pack
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Feet come prewashed and it defeats the power of the ritual.
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I have tossed aside my crutches and now walk freely away from noodle helpers and prewashed lettuce.
However, the Food and Drug Administration does not recommend rewashing prewashed produce and does not recommend washing fresh produce with soap, detergent, or commercial produce washes (3).
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So they buy bags of cut lettuce that come to the store prewashed.
The lower phase was transferred to another tube and dried at 60 [degrees]C under nitrogen, dissolved in 1 mL of toluene (analytical grade, Penta), and loaded onto a Phenomenex Strata SI-1 100-mg silica precolumn that had been prewashed with 1mLof isopropanol (Chromasolv, Merck), and equilibrated with 1 mL of hexane (Uvasol, Merck).