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Another word for mop

      1. A brush, wad of cloth, etc. on a long handle, for cleaning the barrel of a gun
      2. A sample collected with a swab.
      3. A small piece of cotton, cloth, or sponge, often fixed to a small stick, used to clean a wound, the ears, etc. or to apply medicine to wounds
      1. A smock worn to protect one's clothing from dust.
      2. A device for sprinkling on a powder, as for applying an insecticide
      3. A brush or cloth for removing dust from furniture, etc.
      1. (Soccer) A defensive back who plays in front of the goalkeeper
      2. A carpet sweeper.
      3. A device for sweeping
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      1. To collect a sample from (a person, for example) using a swab.
      2. To use a swab on; clean, medicate, etc. with a swab
      3. To clean with a swab.
      1. To clean or dry by rubbing:
      2. To clean or dry in this manner
      3. To subject to light rubbing or friction, as with a cloth or paper, in order to clean or dry.
      1. To move (an object or objects) firmly along a surface, especially repeatedly:
      2. To put into a specified condition by applying pressure and friction
      3. To apply to a surface firmly and with friction:
      1. To clean or wash by rubbing or brushing hard
      2. To rub hard; to wash with rubbing; usually, to rub with a wet brush, or with something coarse or rough, for the purpose of cleaning or brightening; as, to scrub a floor, a doorplate.
      3. To remove (dirt, etc.) by brushing or rubbing
      1. To remove or brush away with light strokes:
      2. To apply with short poking strokes:
      3. To put on (paint, etc.) with light, quick strokes
      1. To mold by tapping gently with the hands or a flat implement.
      2. To flatten, shape, apply, etc. by patting
      3. To tap, touch, or stroke quickly or gently, esp. with the hand, as in affection, sympathy, or encouragement
      1. To remove the outer layers from (grains of rice) by rotation in drums.
      2. To smooth and brighten, as by rubbing
      3. To refine or remove flaws from; perfect or complete:
      1. To cover with a thin or watery coating of paint, esp. of water color
      2. To undergo washing without fading or other damage:
      3. To cleanse, using water or other liquid, usually with soap, detergent, or bleach, by immersing, dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing:
      1. To remove dust, esp. from furniture, floors, etc.
      2. To bathe in dust
      3. To clean by removing dust.
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