wash-out


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wash-out

[ˈwɒʃˌaʊt] n (fam) (plan, party, person) → disastro
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For the third successive day, and the seventh between the two sides this summer, Kent and Worcestershire yesterday suffered a complete wash-out. That means, in a vain attempt to produce a result today, the contest has automatically become a one-innings match between the two relegation rivals,a winner-takes-all contest with 14 points on the table.
Torrential rain lashed Balbirnie Park Golf Club in Fife yesterday, making the event a complete wash-out.
MICHAEL VAUGHAN has expressed his concern about the weather depriving his young squad of valuable experience this winter following a second successive wash-out at the Queen's ParkOval over the weekend.
Glamorgan made up for a first-day wash-out at Cardiff by reaching 330 for seven against Somerset - with Michael Powell and the in-form Adrian Dale both hitting 64 and Adrian Shaw chipping in with an unbeaten 62.
Volunteers are invited to spend the day with BLM staff repainting parking barriers, cleaning out fire rings, adding gravel to campsites, marking and clearing trail, repairing wash-outs, and staining picnic tables and benches.
Bristol wash-outs followed against Bangladesh and Pakistan before Australia beat them by 87 runs at The Oval.
The rains have already forced four wash-outs in the tournament and several training sessions were also affected by the weather in the UK.
In a soggy tournament marred by four total wash-outs, it's disappointing the West Indies proved to be the biggest shower of all.
Having topped the group after six matches, wash-outs and two defeats have seen Lancashire dropped to fourth in the Blast North Group, with Durham just a point ahead of them in second.
Investment has also been made in an innovative bunker lining product called Capillary Concrete to boost bunker drainage and prevent wash-outs in bad weather.
Despite Miller signing for six group games, the Gloucestershire match tonight will be his only appearance in Cardiff because of two wash-outs.
Surfcasters work the wash-outs between bars, dropoffs and troughs between bars for pompano, redfish and cobia.