Scrubber meaning

skrŭbər
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Anything that scrubs or is used for scrubbing; specif., an apparatus that cleans the gases passing through a smokestack of a coal-burning power plant.
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A device that removes impurities from gases.
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One that scrubs, especially:
  • One who cleans floors, for example, by scrubbing.
  • A brush, appliance, or abrasive that is used in cleaning.
  • An apparatus that is used for removing impurities from a gas.
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A person or appliance that cleans floors etc by scrubbing.
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(UK, slang) A prostitute, or a slovenly woman.
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Origin of scrubber

  • scrub +"Ž -er

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