mopping

Definitions

  • Tommy hitting Richard with a mop
    Tommy hitting Richard with a mop
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mopping cleaning with a mop "he gave it a good mopping"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Whopped with a mop Whopped with a mop

Usage

In literature:

Shaking out his perfumed pocket handkerchief, he mopped his forehead, drew a long breath, and dropped into a chair.
"The Christian A Story" by Hall Caine
Mr. Petheram was a young man with a mop of hair, and an air of almost painful restraint.
"A Man of Means" by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill
I think she was pretty near mopping her eyes.
"A Little Bush Maid" by Mary Grant Bruce
He takes of his hat and mops the sweat from his brow.
"The Road to Damascus" by August Strindberg
Women were fanning themselves and men were mopping their foreheads.
"Paris From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
Women were fanning themselves and men were mopping their foreheads.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
His flat, wide nose, thick lips, and small yellow eyes were set off by an upstanding mop of hair.
"The Leopard Woman" by Stewart Edward White
Then the Colonel yelled at him to be quick about mopping it up, so that by the time the door was finally opened, Lloyd was finishing her story.
"The Little Colonel" by Annie Fellows Johnston
He had yellow-white hair that rested on his head like a window-mop, whitey blue eyes, and a pasty complexion.
"The Underdog" by F. Hopkinson Smith
MRS. TWYMLEY, pail and mop in hand, 'I would thank none for their company if my Alfred was at the door.
"Echoes of the War" by J. M. Barrie
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In poetry:

Women wear trousers
To trail round the shops;
Women in trousers
Wield brushes and mops.
"A Question" by Cicely Fox Smith
The Bishop, when it's o'er,
Goes through the vestry door,
Where MICAH, very red,
Is mopping of his head.
"The Reverend Micah Sowls" by William Schwenck Gilbert
William exerted all his care, in
Learning to be a Fop;
As girls of twelve most studious are, in
Learning to twirl a mop.
"The Spotted Coat" by William Hutton
Or the charwoman
who is on the bus when it cracks up
and collects enough from the insurance.
From mops to Bonwit Teller.
That story.
"Cinderella" by Anne Sexton
"Observe how ripe the lady's lips,
How Titianesque the mop of hair,
And where the great white shoulder dips
Beneath its gauzy half-eclipse,
You well may stare and stare.
"The Cloak Model" by John Crowe Ransom
A maid of early morning twirled her mop upon the moor;
I wished her my farewell before she closed the door.
My friends I left behind me for other places new,
Crows and pigeons all were strangers as oer my head they flew.
"The Sailor-Boy" by John Clare

In news:

All-in-one wet mop Rubbermaid Reveal Microfiber Mop .
Mop-up of a large wildfire burning near Mount Adams has been turned over to local crews, US Forest Service officials announced this week.
NEW YORK — For years, Gac Filipaj mopped floors, cleaned toilets and took out trash at Columbia University .
Local CAL FIRE Firefighters will remain on the fire today doing patrol and mop-up.
Crews are continuing to mop up hotspots within the fireline and near structures.
Firefighters will continue to reinforce the remaining line and mopping up tomorrow.
What a difference a mop makes.
New Onesie Lets Your Baby Mop While Crawling .
Resident Ron Bono said it was too early to tell how much water damage happened inside his home, but he spent the morning mopping his floor.
Getting fast points is every WOWers goal, which is why a MoP leveling guide is widely sought after.
Reid praises Sen Nelson's "mop of real hair ".
Harry Reid praises Sen Nelson's 'mop of real hair .
They may want to bring mops and buckets, too.
Harry Reid praises Sen Nelson's 'mop of real hair.
Quickie Enters Electric Cleaning With Its First Steam Mop .
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In science:

L1 (M) is then given by that of Mop ∗ , see page 139 in for a detailed justification of this definition.
Theory of Amalgamated Lp Spaces in Noncommutative Probability
MOPS: multivariate orthogonal polynomials (symbolically). J.
Random matrices with external source and KP $\tau$ functions
The Virasoro algebra theory has been widely used in many physics areas and other mathematical branches, for example, quantum physics [GO], conformal field theory [FMS], Higherdimensional WZW models [IKUX, IUK], Kac-Moody algebras [K, MoP], vertex algebras [LL], and so on.
A class of simple weight Virasoro modules
Zhao; Simple Virasoro modules which are locally finite over a positive part, arXiv:1205.5937v2. [MoP] R. V.
A class of simple weight Virasoro modules
Let Λ be a positively graded k-algebras such that the graded simple have projective resolutions consisting of finitely generated projective, m the graded radical of Λ and mop the graded radical of Λop .
Local Cohomology and non commutative Gorenstein algebras
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