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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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RealNetworks, Rinse is a registered trademark of RealNetworks, Inc.
The incidence of PTB less than 35 weeks was significantly lower in the subjects using the rinse compared to the controls.
In adittion, use of a post-brushing rinse should be advisable, as it can significantly decrease the amount of F ingested and absorbed [Sjogren et al.
In addition, the proportion of establishments with [greater than or equal to] 4 positive broiler rinses per year (of 51 broiler rinse tests per set) increased, beginning in 2002.
Wash and rinse the bladder, the drinking tube and the bite valve after each use.
Drain, rinse with cold water until cool, and drain again thoroughly.
Rinse the razor in water every few strokes to shake off hairy lather.
Sinus Rinse helps alleviate nasal allergies, chronic sinus disease, and nasal irritation from occupational dust, fumes, animal dander, grass, pollen, smoke, smog, and house dust.
For insurance, you can rinse your cutting boards with a dilute bleach solution (one teaspoon per quart of water).
Then work in soap or detergent and rinse thoroughly.
Using this rinse after shampooing will help to eliminate chemical buildup.
Even though we have a hot air dryer at the end of the rinse section, I have noticed moisture on some of our more dense assemblies after the cleaning and rinsing process.