HyperDic: swob

English > 3 senses of the word swob:
NOUNartifactswob, swab, mopcleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle
VERBcontactswob, swabwash with a swab or a mop
contactswob, dab, swabapply (usually a liquid / liquid) to a surface
English > swob: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningcleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors.
Synonymsswab, mop
Partsmop handleThe handle of a mop
Narrowerdustmop, dust mop, dry mopA dry swab for dusting floors
sponge mopA wet mop with a sponge as the absorbent
Broadercleaning implement, cleaning device, cleaning equipmentAny of a large class of implements used for cleaning
Spanishchascona, coleto, estropajo, fregar, fregona, lampazo, mapo, mechudo, mocho, mopa, suape, trapeador, trapero
Catalanpal de fregar
Verbsswobwash with a swab or a mop
English > swob: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningwash with a swab or a mop.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymswab
Broaderwipe up, mop up, mopTo wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
Spanishfregar, limpiar
Catalanfregar
Nounsswobcleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle
English > swob: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningapply (usually a liquid / liquid) to a surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something with something
ModelThey swob the bread with melted butter
Synonymsdab, swab
Broaderput on, applyapply to a surface

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