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What is another word for swab?

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Verb
To daub or wipe, typically with a swab
“Use two swabs simultaneously to swab the buccal area and gum line.”
Verb
To clean something, especially with a swab
“He stood up, staring at the blood on his palm for a moment before a med-tech used a wipe to swab it and disinfect his skin.”
Verb
To wash something by rinsing or flooding with water
Verb
To rub or scour something with force, typically to clean or polish it
Verb
To apply a substance to a surface
Noun
A small piece of soft, absorbent material used to treat wounds or for other medical purposes
“Clean the wound with a swab soaked in normal saline.”
Noun
A mariner or sailor who mans a ship
“His head was surmounted by the ship's swab, whose brown tresses descended half-way to the deck.”
Noun
An implement consisting of a bundle of thick loose strings or a sponge attached to a handle
Noun
The act, or an instance of, wiping or rubbing
Noun
A layer of paint or metal spread thinly on a surface
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