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swab [the ~] noun

  1. the swab (cervical smear; smear)
    het uitstrijkje
  2. the swab (mop)
    de zwabber

Translation Matrix for swab:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
uitstrijkje cervical smear; smear; swab
zwabber mop; swab
- mop; swob
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- dab; swob

Related Words for "swab":

  • swabs

Synonyms for "swab":

Related Definitions for "swab":

  1. cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors1
  2. implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion1
  3. apply (usually a liquid) to a surface1
  4. wash with a swab or a mop1
    • swab the ship's decks1

Wiktionary Translations for swab:

  1. a small piece of soft, absorbent material
  2. A sample taken with a swab
  3. A piece of material used for cleaning or sampling other items like musical instruments or guns
  4. A mop, especially on a ship
  5. A sailor
  1. To use a swab on something, or clean something with a swab
  1. samengepakte massa weefsel of papier, vaak gebruikt om iets af te stoppen

Cross Translation:
swab stoffer Handfegernorddeutsch: kleiner Besen mit kurzem, seitlich angesetzten Stiel

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