an act or instance of making clean:
Give the house a good cleaning.
Slang. an overwhelming or complete defeat, financial loss, or failure:
Our team took a cleaning in yesterday’s game.
Informal. killing (def 3).
(of an oven, filter, etc) having a mechanism to clean itself
noun 1. a rectifier consisting of laminated plates of metal, usually iron, that have been coated with selenium on one side, with rectification taking place because the flow of electrons from the conductive metal to the selenium occurs more readily than the flow in the opposite direction.
noun, Electricity. 1. a photovoltaic cell consisting of a thin strip of selenium placed between two metal electrodes. selenium cell noun 1. a photoelectric cell containing a strip of selenium between two metal electrodes
noun 1. the end or conclusion, as of a speech. 2. something that closes; a fastening, as of a purse. 3. the final phase of a transaction, especially the meeting at which procedures are carried out in the execution of a contract for the sale of real estate. 4. an act or instance of failing […]
[self-kuh-lek-tid, self-] /ˈsɛlf kəˈlɛk tɪd, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. having or showing self-control; composed; self-possessed.