washer Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"washer" in British English

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washernoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɒʃ.ər/  us   /ˈwɑː.ʃɚ/

washer noun [C] (RING)

a ​flatring of ​metal, ​rubber, or ​plastic that is put ​somewhere, ​especially between a screw or bolt and a ​surface, or between ​joinedpipes, in ​order to make a ​betterconnection between them

washer noun [C] (MACHINE)

informal a washing machine
(Definition of washer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"washer" in American English

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washernoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɑʃ·ər, ˈwɔ·ʃər/
a ​flatring of ​metal, ​rubber, or ​plastic that is used to make a ​tighterconnection between two ​pieces or ​parts of something
(Definition of washer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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