washer (plural washers)
- Something that washes; especially an appliance such as a washing machine or dishwasher.
- A person who washes (especially clothes) for a living; a washerman or washerwoman.
- A flat disk, placed beneath a nut or at some joint, to distribute pressure, alleviate friction or prevent leakage.
- A face cloth.
- (flat disk to distribute pressure or to alleviate friction) blotter
- German: Waschmaschine washing machine, Spülmaschine dishwasher
- Italian: lavatrice washing machine, lavastoviglie dishwasher
- Portuguese: lavador
- Spanish: lavadora, lavarropas (River Plate region), lavavajillas dishwasher
- French: laveur, laveuse
- German: Wäscher, Wäscherin, Waschfrau
- Portuguese: lavadeiro
- Russian: пра́чка
- Spanish: lavandera
- French: rondelle
- German: Scheibe, Unterlegscheibe
- Italian: rondella
- Portuguese: arruela
- Russian: ша́йба
- Spanish: arandela, zapata (of leather or rubber)
washer (washers, present participle washering; past and past participle washered)
- (transitive) To fit (a mechanical device) with a washer.