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Noun: rinse  rin(t)s
  1. A liquid preparation used on wet hair to give it a tint
     
  2. The removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing
    - rinsing
     
  3. The act of giving a light tint to the hair
     
  4. Washing lightly without soap
Verb: rinse  rin(t)s
  1. Wash off soap or remaining dirt
    - rinse off
     
  2. Clean with some chemical process
    - wash
     
  3. Rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash
    "rinse with this liquid";
    - gargle
     
  4. [Brit, informal] Thoroughly criticise or denounce; defeat or outclass in an argument, competition, etc.
    "he was rinsed last season for some terrible performances"

Derived forms: rinses, rinsing, rinsed

Type of: hair coloring [US], hair colouring [Brit, Cdn], hair dye, launder, lavation, lave, process, remotion, removal, serve, swear out, tint, wash, washing

Part of: lavation, wash, washing

Encyclopedia: Rinse