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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.
Today Spliethoff has twenty vessels with PureSOx scrubbers, plus considerable insight when it comes to working with them.
LiqTech International Inc (NYSE MKT:LIQT) revealed on Monday the receipt of two new orders for its systems for treatment of waste water from marine scrubbers.
Further, because the horizontal and vertical dimensions of the rectangular scrubber tower can be freely modified, volume efficiency is higher than previous cylindrical scrubbers, providing space savings.
International Resource News-April 18, 2017--LiqTech International receives order for standardised systems for treatment of waste water from marine scrubbers
1 percent marine gasoil to incentivize shipowners to install scrubbers, shipowners said Tuesday at the International Fujairah Bunkering and Fuel Oil Forum.
In underground mining, onboard flooded bed scrubbers are used on continuous mining machines for respirable dust collection.
The SOx scrubbers will secure valuable fuel economy in a competitive charter market.
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.
Its new industrial cleaning fleet includes ride on and walk behind sweepers, scrubber dryers and combination sweeper/scrubbers across 5 sites.
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.
UKPRwire, Wed Jun 10 2015] Forecasts positive growth of the global industrial floor scrubbers market at a CAGR of 6.