sponge mop

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sponge mop a wet mop with a sponge as the absorbent
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Usage

In literature:

Just then the Chief Steward rushed in with a sponge and a bowl of water, and began mopping away the broken eggs from his master's face.
"Ozma of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
He mopped it all into his own sponge, so to speak, and left every subject exhausted.
"Red Pottage" by Mary Cholmondeley
Just then the Chief Steward rushed in with a sponge and a bowl of water, and began mopping away the broken eggs from his master's face.
"Ozma of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
I could construct works that would mop up the electricity out of the earth as a sponge takes water.
"The World Masters" by George Griffith
Black estimated this quantity by mopping out the cavity with a sponge before and after the operation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

For cleaning and sanitizing hard floor surfaces, steam mops are a big improvement over the traditional cloth or sponge varieties.
Designed for use in a cleanroom or sterile environment, the TruCLEAN Sponge Mop from Perfex Corporation (Poland, NY) is ideal for applying disinfectants and sterilants.
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