A washing machine is a machine used to wash laundry, such as clothing and sheets.
A machine is a tool containing one or more parts that uses energy to perform an intended action.
Clothing is fiber and textile material worn on the body.
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The term is mostly applied to machines that use water as opposed to dry cleaning or ultrasonic cleaners.
Water is a transparent fluid which forms the world's streams, lakes, oceans and rain and is the major constituent of the fluids of organisms.
Dry cleaning is any cleaning process for clothing and textiles using a chemical solvent other than water.
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Laundry detergent is frequently used to clean clothes, and is sold in either powdered or liquid form.
Laundry detergent, or washing powder, is a type of detergent that is added for cleaning laundry, commonly mixtures of chemical compounds including alkylbenzenesulfonates, which are similar to soap but are less affected by hard water.