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Noun: scrubs  skrúbz
  1. Protective garment worn by surgeons during operations
    - gown, surgical gown
Noun: scrub  skrúb
  1. Dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
    - chaparral [N. Amer], bush
  2. The act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
    - scrubbing, 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

Type of: botany, cleaning, cleansing, cleanup, flora, garment, lave, rub, vegetation, wash

Encyclopedia: Scrubs