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1. To wash lightly.
2. A solution used for irrigation or bathing.

mouth rinse

A flavored or medicated solution swirled in the mouth, used to treat halitosis, oral infections, apthous ulcers, stomatitis, or dental biofilm (plaque).


Some alcoholics may occasionally abuse alcohol-based mouth rinses.

sodium fluoride rinse

A 0.05% aqueous solution of sodium fluoride also containing coloring and flavoring agents, used as a mouth rinse to help prevent dental caries.
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rinsed and crisped 3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions (including green tops) 12 ounces shelled cooked tiny shrimp, rinsed 1/4 cup thinly slivered red or pink pickled ginger (see notes)
If not immediately rinsed once the substrate leave the cleaner stage, contaminants such as emulsified soils can redeposit on the part and become difficult to remove.
To oven-dry blueberries, spread rinsed and patted-dry berries in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake in center of a very low preheated 175-degree F oven four to five hours (depending on the amount of moisture in the berries), advises Dannenberg, adding that they should look like little raisins when done.
1 whole chicken (about 3 pounds), giblets removed and reserved for another use, chicken rinsed and patted dry with paper towels
beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup lower-sodium tomato
Experimentally stir-fried lean ground beef lost about 18 percent of its cholesterol, whereas oil-fried batches lost 39 to 49 percent of their cholesterol, report the Boston University researchers, who drained and rinsed both batches identically.
Gastroscopes, colonoscopes, bronchoscopes and other heat-sensitive flexible endoscopes are disinfected and manually rinsed with water to insure the removal of all residual liquid chemical germicide prior to use with patients.
2 (10-ounce) bags rinsed spinach leaves, large stems removed
At the start of each test, the subjects rinsed their mouth with coffee, cola or distilled water.
Two high-performance surfactants and a new generation grease lifter/cutter combine to get the soil away from the aircraft surface quickly and then keep it away so that it can be cleanly rinsed away.
1 15-ounce can kidney beans, rinsed one minute (or 1 cup dry beans, cooked) 1 15-ounce can white beans, rinsed and drained one minute (or 1 cup dry beans, cooked) 2 medium tomatoes, chopped (or 20 cherry tomatoes, halved) 2 small cucumbers, halved and sliced into thin crescents 1/2 medium red onion, sliced thin 3 Tb.
Research shows Activin detaches virtually all remaining bacteria that may be present on the beef surface, so they can then be safely rinsed away.