rinse out

rinse out
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "rinse out":
present tense I/you/we/they rinse out he/she/it rinses out present participle rinsing out past tense rinsed out past participle rinsed out
1) to wash the inside of something quickly, especially in water

Mary rinsed out the cup and put it away.

2) to put something into clean water after you have washed it with soap

Steve rinsed the T-shirt out and hung it up to dry.

English dictionary. 2014.

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