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Flushing (Fmbbf)

Definition
The process of using water or other liquid to remove sludge, dirt, debris or other contaminants from inside a system or its components, the purpose of which is to clean the system, restore proper flow and prevent clogging. (Source: Team) (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Cleaning (Fmbb)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Blast cleaning (Fmbbc)
Dust control (Fmbbe)
Hydraulic jetting (Fmbbh)
Purification (Fmbbp)
Washing (Fmbbw)