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English Dictionary: cleaner by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cleaner
n
  1. a preparation used in cleaning something [syn: {cleansing agent}, cleanser, cleaner]
  2. the operator of dry-cleaning establishment
    Synonym(s): cleaner, dry cleaner
  3. someone whose occupation is cleaning
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Clean \Clean\, a. [Compar. {Cleaner}; superl. {Cleanest}.] [OE.
      clene, AS. cl[?]ne; akin to OHG. chleini pure, neat,
      graceful, small, G. klein small, and perh. to W. glan clean,
      pure, bright; all perh. from a primitive, meaning bright,
      shining. Cf. {Glair}.]
      1. Free from dirt or filth; as, clean clothes.
  
      2. Free from that which is useless or injurious; without
            defects; as, clean land; clean timber.
  
      3. Free from awkwardness; not bungling; adroit; dexterous;
            as, aclean trick; a clean leap over a fence.
  
      4. Free from errors and vulgarisms; as, a clean style.
  
      5. Free from restraint or neglect; complete; entire.
  
                     When ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt
                     not make clean riddance of corners of thy field.
                                                                              --Lev. xxiii.
                                                                              22.
  
      6. Free from moral defilement; sinless; pure.
  
                     Create in me a clean heart, O God.      --Ps. li. 10
  
                     That I am whole, and clean, and meet for Heaven
                                                                              --Tennyson.
  
      7. (Script.) Free from ceremonial defilement.
  
      8. Free from that which is corrupting to the morals; pure in
            tone; healthy. [bd]Lothair is clean.[b8] --F. Harrison.
  
      9. Well-proportioned; shapely; as, clean limbs.
  
      {A clean bill of health}, a certificate from the proper
            authority that a ship is free from infection.
  
      {Clean breach}. See under {Breach}, n., 4.
  
      {To make a clean breast}. See under {Breast}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Cleaner \Clean"er\, n.
      One who, or that which, cleans.
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