cleanup cleanup  /ˈkli ˌnəp/


  1. (n) a very large profit
  2. (n) (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
  3. (n) the act of making something clean


  1. River cleanup project moves forward in Armada

    Armada Township officials have taken the next step in completing a river cleanup project that began last year.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Armada Times

  2. Cleanup of Boise Cascade site may add $20M in costs

    Wed, 12 Jun 2013 09:01:09 GMT By Dan Catchpole Yakima Herald-Republic ANDY SAWYER/Yakima Herald-Republic Looking south, the former Boise Cascade Mill property is seen in August 2010. The city of Yakima wants to buy the land, but it would be on the hook for the cleanup of an old landfill before it could redevelop it. YAKIMA, Wash. — If Yakima wants to redevelop the former Boise Cascade mill site ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Yakima Herald-Republic

  3. Cleanup continues in McMinnville after Thursday's tornado

    MCMINNVILLE, Ore. – The huge pile of twisted metal that used to be the roof in McMinnville had been growing all day Saturday as crews ripped off the damaged metal and replace it with temporary tarps to keep the rain out. Professional crews have replaced dozens of volunteers in the cleanup effort following Thursday’s tornado. Business owners are watching over the work and feel fortunate to have ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland


  1. He added: "There's really a substance here that matters. That's clearly a PR mistake, but he's made a number of those mistakes. What's important is: are we capping the well? Are we capturing the oil? Are we containing the cleanup? Are we filing the...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Rahm Emanuel Source:

  2. "The point I made particularly in the earlier phone call is the importance of, yes of course BP itself wants to pay for the cleanup, wants to stop the gushing of the oil into the Gulf, recognizes it is going to have to pay money in respect of...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Voice of America

  3. "The cleanup of our mess from the Vietnam War will be far less costly than the Gulf oil spill that BP will have to clean up [in the Gulf of Mexico]," he added.
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Walter Isaacson Source: Asia Times Online

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