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Noun: swabbing  swób-ing
  1. Cleaning with a mop
    "he gave it a good swabbing";
    - mopping
Verb: swab (swabbed,swabbing)  swób
  1. Wash with a swab or a mop
    "swab the ship's decks";
    - swob
  2. Apply (usually a liquid) to a surface
    "swab the wall with paint";
    - dab, swob

Derived forms: swabbings

Type of: apply, mop, mop up, put on, scouring, scrub, scrubbing, wipe up

Encyclopedia: Swab