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verb [transitive] rinse pronunciation in British English /rɪns/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlerinsing
past tenserinsed
past participlerinsed
  1. to wash something quickly, especially in flowing water, in order to remove soap or dirt
    I’ll just rinse my hands.
    Ella rinsed her hair thoroughly.
    1. a.
      to remove soap or dirt from something with water
      Larry rinsed the lather from his skin.

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