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scrub·ber

 (skrŭb′ər)
n.
One that scrubs, especially:
a. One who cleans floors, for example, by scrubbing.
b. A brush, appliance, or abrasive that is used in cleaning.
c. An apparatus that is used for removing impurities from a gas.

scrubber

(ˈskrʌbə)
n
1. a person or thing that scrubs
2. (Chemical Engineering) an apparatus for purifying a gas
3. derogatory slang Brit and Austral a promiscuous woman

scrubber

(ˈskrʌbə)
n
(Animals) Austral a domestic animal, esp a bullock, that has run wild in the bush
[C19]

scrub•ber

(ˈskrʌb ər)

n.
1. a machine or appliance used in scrubbing.
2. a device for removing pollutants from smoke produced by burning high-sulfur fuels.
3. a person who scrubs.
[1830–40]

scrubber

Equipment curbing air pollution by removing toxic gases from chimneys; used in power stations burning fossil fuels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scrubber - a worker who uses a scrub brush to clean a surface (usually a floor or deck)scrubber - a worker who uses a scrub brush to clean a surface (usually a floor or deck)
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
2.scrubber - a brush with short stiff bristles for heavy cleaningscrubber - a brush with short stiff bristles for heavy cleaning
brush - an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
3.scrubber - a purifier that removes impurities from a gas
purifier - an apparatus for removing impurities
Translations
absorbeur-neutralisateur

scrubber

1 [ˈskrʌbəʳ] N (also pan scrubber) → estropajo m

scrubber

2 [ˈskrʌbəʳ] N (Brit) (= whore) → putilla f

scrubber

n (Brit inf) → (billiges) Flittchen (inf)

scrubber

1 [ˈskrʌbəʳ] n (also pan-scrubber) → paglietta di ferro

scrubber

2 [ˈskrʌbəʳ] n (Brit, Aust) (fam, pej) → puttanella (fam!)
References in classic literature ?
And Felipe Rivera, the scrubber for the Revolution, continued, as occasion arose, to lay down gold and silver for the Junta's use.
The scrubbers have DuPont run-dry capability, allowing the ships to move easily in and out of the Emission Control Area.
A new line of Handte Vortex wet scrubbers from Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) delivers the combined benefits of high-performance wet dust collection with easy "plug and play" operation and low maintenance.
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Half a dozen DuPont MECS DynaWave reverse jet scrubbers, which have applications in Sulphur Recovery Units (SRUs), have been installed in the GCC area during the past decade with Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE being the main states using the technology in the region, a senior DuPont official has revealed.
PureSOx has been operating at sea since 2009 and is among the most prominent scrubbers on today's market, says the company, noting that it is also one of the most widely sold, having generated orders for 50 systems on 45 vessels.
NEWELL RUBBERMAID INTRODUCES RUBBERMAID BATHROOM SCRUBBERS AND THE RUBBERMAID CLEAN & DRY PLUNGER.
For more information on the T3+ and other Tennant scrubbers, visit www.
com)-- New from Euromec are Mark and Drive, two floor scrubbers that clean floor surfaces quickly and efficiently.
Palmer Manufacturing & Supply has introduced a new line of scrubbers for amines and S[O.
Seven of the 11-member Air Quality Council will recuse themselves on what is arguably one of the biggest decisions they will make this year', whether to uphold their decision to permit Public Service of New Hampshire to spend up to a half-billion dollars to build mercury scrubbers on the Merrimack Station coal-fired plant.
ENERGY RESOURCE-4 May 2007-Allegheny Energy Taps Babcock & Wilcox for Scrubbers at Morgantown Power Station(C)2007 JeraOne - http://www.