dry mop
noun Date: 1933 a long-handled mop for dusting floors

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  • dry mop — noun a dry swab for dusting floors • Syn: ↑dustmop, ↑dust mop • Hypernyms: ↑swab, ↑swob, ↑mop * * * noun : a long handled duster for use on floors called also dust mop …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry mop. — See dust mop. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • dry mop. — See dust mop. [1930 35] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mop — A mop in a bucket with its dryer For the acronym, see MOP (disambiguation). For other uses, see Mops (disambiguation). A mop (such as a floor mop) is a mass or bundle of coarse strings or yarn, etc., or a piece of cloth, sponge, or other… …   Wikipedia

  • mop — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. floor mop, dry mop; brush, broom; tuft. v. t. swab, wipe. See cleanness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. swab, duster, sweeper; see broom . Types of mops include: oil, floor, dust, dish, rag, wet, dry,… …   English dictionary for students

  • mop — n 1. swab, swabber, sponge mop; duster, dust mop, dry mop. 2.Slang. crop, mass, mat, thatch; head of hair, shock, shag, mane, crine. v 3. swab, scrub, wash, sponge, wipe, clean; dust, whisk, sweep …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • mop — mop1 [mɔp US ma:p] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Perhaps from Latin mappa cloth (for cleaning) ] 1.) a thing used for washing floors, consisting of a long stick with threads of thick string or a piece of ↑sponge fastened to one end ▪ a mop and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mop — I n. a dry, dust, wet mop II v. (N; used with an adjective) we mopped the floor clean * * * [mɒp] dust dust wet mop (N; used with an adjective) we mopped the floor clean a dry …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dry — 1. adjective 1) the dry desert Syn: arid, parched, droughty, scorched, baked; waterless, moistureless, rainless; dehydrated, desiccated, thirsty, bone dry Ant: wet 2) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • dust mop — noun a dry swab for dusting floors • Syn: ↑dustmop, ↑dry mop • Hypernyms: ↑swab, ↑swob, ↑mop * * * noun : dry mop * * * a long handled mop of dry, absorbent …   Useful english dictionary

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