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  Words related to swab

Related / Similar Words: swob, mop, dab

 

Definition:
  • cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors;
  • implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion;
  • apply (usually a liquid) to a surface; "dab the wall with paint";
  • wash with a swab or a mop; "swab the ship''s decks";

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    Hyponyms: dustmop, dust mop, dry mop, sponge mop

     

    Derivational Morphology: wipe up, mop up, mop, swob, dab, tap, pat, splash, splatter, swabbing, mopping

     

     
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