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Noun: scrubbing  skrú-bing
  1. The act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
    - scrub, scouring
Verb: scrub (scrubbed,scrubbing)  skrúb
  1. Clean with hard rubbing
    "She scrubbed his back";
    - scour
  2. Wash thoroughly
    "surgeons must scrub prior to an operation";
    - scrub up
  3. Postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
    "we had to scrub our vacation plans";
    - cancel, call off, scratch

Derived forms: scrubbings

Type of: clean, cleaning, cleansing, cleanup, lave, rub, wash

Encyclopedia: Scrubbing