dust mop
noun Date: 1953 dry mop

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • dust mop — a long handled mop of dry, absorbent material, used for dusting floors. Also called dry mop. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 — 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 — [n1] tangle of material, often used to absorb liquid duster, sponge, squeegee, swab, sweeper, towel; concepts 392,499 mop [n2] thick mass of hair mane, shock, tangle, thatch, tresses; concept 399 mop [v] clean by using water and cloth dab, dust …   New thesaurus

  • 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

  • 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

  • dust — 1. noun 1) the desk was covered in dust Syn: dirt, grime, filth, smut, soot; fine powder 2) they fought in the dust Syn: earth, soil, dirt; ground 2. verb 1) …   Thesaurus of popular words

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