cleaning implement

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: implement - any of a large class of implements used for cleaningcleaning implement - any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
broom - a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle
carpet sweeper, sweeper - a cleaning implement with revolving brushes that pick up dirt as the implement is pushed over a carpet
cleaning pad - a pad used as a cleaning implement
implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
pipe cleaner - cleaning implement consisting of a flexible tufted wire that is used to clean a pipe stem
pull-through - cleaning implement consisting of an oily rag attached by a cord to a weight; is pulled through the barrel of a rifle or handgun to clean it
squeegee - T-shaped cleaning implement with a rubber edge across the top; drawn across a surface to remove water (as in washing windows)
mop, swob, swab - cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
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Celebrated as "the never-before-seen two-sided clean," the unique design of Duo boasts a flexible cleanser encapsulated by a two-sided cleaning implement --one side is smooth to soften and condition skin, while the other is scrubby to exfoliate and renew skin surfaces.
Duo provides a flexible cleanser encapsulated in a two-sided cleaning implement.
s (P&G's) Bounty, is introducing Bounty DuraTowel, a clothlike product that P&G touts as a better cleaning implement than a dishcloth and tough enough to take on difficult jobs.
The cleaning implement contains a large quantity of durable poly fibers that fills a 24-inch block.
Now it's a major logistical exercise--multiple guns, wads of ammo, chronograph, spotting scopes, ear protection, shooting mats, sandbags and assorted shooting rests, not to mention targets, assorted cleaning implements and what have you.
EoACAo Cleaning implements kept in front of the entrance
The most sought-after products to come to fall markets are cleaning implements that use microfiber surfaces to absorb more dirt and water, stain treatments such as laundry additives and more specifically, Swifter products.
Emergency supplies that were prepositioned in the country are now being distributed, such as health kits, water purification supplies, oral rehydration salts, tarpaulins, cooking and cleaning implements, jerry cans, and bleaching drums.
He seemed to far prefer the cleaning implements to his dumper truck, although his dad was horrified to see his boy spending a happy afternoon vacuuming our lawn.
SPICK AND SPAN: Lee McKervey (foreground) shows off his range of cleaning implements to Arrow consultant Gary Lillistone (left) and Steve Bryan, of the Chamber
When he realized how totally casual the mise-en-scene was, he did not seem to like the idea of cleaning implements.