wringer

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wring·er

 (rĭng′ər)
n.
One that wrings, especially a device in which laundry is pressed between rollers to extract water.
Idiom:
put (someone) through the wringer Slang
To subject to a severe trial or ordeal.

wringer

(ˈrɪŋə)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) another name for mangle21

wring•er

(ˈrɪŋ ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that wrings.
2. an apparatus for squeezing out liquid, as two rollers through which an article of wet clothing may be squeezed.
Idioms:
put through the wringer, to subject to a difficult or exhausting experience.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wringer - a clothes dryer consisting of two rollers between which the wet clothes are squeezed
clothes drier, clothes dryer - a dryer that dries clothes wet from washing
Translations
عَصّارَه، آلَه لِعَصْر الغَسيل
vridemaskine
facsarógép
òvottavinda

wringer

[ˈrɪŋəʳ] Nescurridor m

wringer

n(Wäsche)mangel f; to go or be put through the wringer (fig inf)durch die Mangel gedreht werden

wringer

[ˈrɪŋəʳ] nstrizzatoio (manuale)

wring

(riŋ) past tense, past participle wrung (raŋ) verb
1. to force (water) from (material) by twisting or by pressure. He wrung the water from his soaking-wet shirt.
2. to clasp and unclasp (one's hands) in desperation, fear etc.
ˈwringer noun
a machine for forcing water from wet clothes.
wringing wet
soaked through. The clothes are wringing wet; wringing-wet clothes.
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