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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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"Das Bild des 'Anderen' in den Tagebuchern und Reiseberichten Luise Rinsers." Iowa, 1998 (Wolfgang Ertl).
Rinser, who wrote about 50 books, worked as a primary school teacher before the Second World War but she was banned from public employment in 1939 for refusing to join the Nazi party.
Sights and sounds encountered on an Easter Sunday stroll through Munich (Bolivians singing and dancing, Siberians playing Bach) set the theme for Rinser's self-effacing self-portrait as a peripatetic pacifist and feminist freedom fighter who, like the psychoanalyst Theodor Reik, listens with the third (or inner) ear.
Rinser, L., Mitgefuhl als Weg zum Frieden, Kosel-Verlag, Munchen, 1995.
The passage is from letters that Rinser wrote to Rahner over the 22 years of their relationship.
As Diana Orendi Hinze points out in "The Case of Luise Rinser: A Past That Will Not Die," the gender ideology of fascism was appealing not just to men who wanted to be "real" men but also to women who, like Rinser, had a "drive to excel, to stand out...to achieve something grand," unrestrained by the conventional strictures of bourgeois femininity.
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The MWS mobile wash plant consists of a tracked S190 or S130 (two- or three-deck) Rinser feeding a single or twin sand screw.
Veteran rinser Jeanette reckoned she couldn't be a normal person; without being lavished with the gifts, she said she would be 'dead inside'.
All glasses pass through a custom rinser that also chills them just before the beer is poured.
"In the video I had to look at the camera and I'm holding the shampoo rinser and singing 'How can I resist you?' "I was totally embarrassed but I absolutely love it."
Each bathroom comes with electric shaver point, hand-held bath rinser, half-tiled walls in sanitary areas and bath and a silent ventilation system, while each en-suite has an enclosed, fully tiled, thermostatic shower.