a process designed to clean textile articles in an aqueous bath
Washing includes all or some of the following operations in relevant combinations: -soaking, pre-washing and proper washing (carried out usually with heating, mechanical action and in the presence of detergents or other products) and rinsing; -water extraction, i.e. spinning or wringing performed during and/or at the end of the operations mentioned above. These operations may be carried out by machine or by hand. The symbol is a washtub.