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Meaning of RINSE

Pronunciation:  rins

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  washing lightly without soap
  2. [n]  the act of giving a light tint to the hair
  3. [n]  the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing
  4. [n]  a liquid preparation used on wet hair to it a tint
  5. [v]  rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash; "gargle with this liquid"
  6. [v]  clean with some chemical process
  7. [v]  wash off soap or remaining dirt

RINSE is a 5 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: gargle, rinse off, rinsing, wash
 See Also: elute, flush, hair coloring, hair coloring, hair dye, lavation, lave, purge, remotion, removal, scour, wash, wash, washing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Rinse\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rinsed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Rinsing}.] [OE., fr. OF. rincer, rimser, reinser,
    ra["i]ncier, F. rincer; of uncertain origin.]
    1. To wash lightly; to cleanse with a second or repeated
       application of water after washing.
    2. To cleancse by the introduction of water; -- applied
       especially to hollow vessels; as, to rinse a bottle.
       ``Like a glass did break i' the rinsing.'' --Shak.
  2. \Rinse\, n.
    The act of rinsing.