wash-out


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wash-out

(wawsh'owt)
A technique for eliminating (washing out) a specific substance.
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And it is no coincidence that the least affected have been Championship leaders Sussex who, until this week's wash-out at The Oval, had lost less than 42 hours.
Since assembling in Guyana nearly two weeks ago before the start of the seven-match one-day series against West Indies,England have been frustrated in their efforts to build any momentum by a sequence of rain- affected matches and wash-outs.
In Division Two Middlesex seamer Simon Cook gave the Londoners the edge when play finally got under way after another first-day wash-out against Derbyshire at the Racecourse Ground.
Since then every June, July and August have been wash-outs with bags of sand selling faster than bags of charcoal.
The double-header was to make up for a weekend of wash-outs earlier in the season, and with an extra week of games also tagged onto the end of the campaign the chasing pack have only three matches remaining to reel them in.
This challenging trail gives bikers a little bit of everything, including slick rock, wash-outs, big drops and a slick rock bowl at the base of Lee Mountain.
NOTHING IN THE TANK Van Persie needs a break from football WENGER'S WASH-OUTS Wilshere and Bendtner look dead on their feet
The Bears are still unbeaten in four Pro40 games thanks to a win and two wash-outs, but were forced to settle for the competition's first stalemate of the summer.
Four wash-outs from six matches mean that Lancashire are still an unknown quantity in the 40-over format.
As he threw the Ford Ranger pick-up between wash-outs and potholes, Window,31, said: "You need a good four-wheel drive like this out here.
Batting first after winning the toss Flintshire, co-holders with Denbighshire last year but playing their first match of the year after two rain-wrecked wash-outs, looked in a strong position after cracking 192-8 off their 45 overs, Jordan Evans (Northop) hit 69, Sam Jackson (Northop Hall) added 35 and Chris Moss (Pontblyddyn) made 20, as Tom Bellis (Marchwiel & Wrexham) took 4-62 and James Hawley (Mochdre) claimed 3-34.