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.
After successive wash-outs, Yorkshire host Northamptonshire at Scarborough in the Royal London Cup today.
Over the years, Barefoot College has trained "drop-outs, cop-outs and wash-outs" (many of them illiterate) to become solar engineers, artisans, dentists and doctors in their own villages.
Highlights and lowlights, adventures and errors, beauties and beasts, wonders and wash-outs. In the second half of the show, Michael takes a freewheeling look back at the other side of his life on and off screen.
The risk of wash-outs remains, regardless of whether the line is electrified or not, while any diversion should be built with electrification in mind.
Highlights and lowlights, adventures and cock-ups, beauties and beasts, wonders and wash-outs, all illustrated with a special selection of photos and footage shot during the eight BBC TV travel series that began with Around The World in Eighty Days.
Recycled asphalt was applied east and west of the middle hill, and more rock was placed in the south ditch east of the middle hill to prevent wash-outs. Tree trimming and stumping was undertaken before construction and gravel and fill added to the road for widening.
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.