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washer

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɒʃ.ər/  us   /ˈwɑː.ʃɚ/

washer noun [C] (RING)

a flat ring of metal, rubber, or plastic that is put somewhere, especially between a screw or bolt and a surface, or between joined pipes, in order to make a better connection between them

washer noun [C] (MACHINE)

informal a washing machine
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