AskDefine | Define scrubbing

Dictionary Definition

scrub adj : (of domestic animals) not selectively bred

Noun

1 dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes [syn: chaparral, bush]
2 the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water [syn: scrubbing, scouring]

Verb

1 clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back" [syn: scour]
2 wash thoroughly; "surgeons must scrub prior to an operation" [syn: scrub up] [also: scrubbing, scrubbed]scrubbing n : the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water [syn: scrub, scouring]scrubbing See scrub

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