Definition of Swabbing

1. Noun. Cleaning with a mop. "He gave it a good mopping"

Exact synonyms: Mopping
Generic synonyms: Scouring, Scrub, Scrubbing
Derivative terms: Mop, Swab

Definition of Swabbing

1. Verb. (present participle of swab) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swabbing

1. swab [v] - See also: swab

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swabbing

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svengalis
sverdrup
sverdrups
sverigeite
svl
svn
svyatoslavite
svyazhinite
swab
swabbed
swabber
swabbers
swabbie
swabbies
swabbing (current term)
swabby
swabs
swack
swacked
swad
swaddies
swaddle
swaddled
swaddler
swaddlers
swaddles
swaddling
swaddling-clothes
swaddling bands

Literary usage of Swabbing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Petroleum Production Methods by John R. Suman (1921)
"swabbing In some fields the crude produced is heavily laden with hydrocarbons and ... A good mechanical plant for swabbing consists of one or two ..."

2. Privates' Manual by James Alfred Moss (1916)
"swabbing solution. Used in swabbing out the bore after the powder and the metal fouling have been removed. Sperm Oil. Used in lubricating mechanism and ..."

3. Privates' Manual by James Alfred Moss (1916)
"swabbing solution. Used in swabbing out the bore after the powder and the metal fouling have been removed. Sperm Oil. Used in lubricating mechanism and ..."

4. A Handbook of Uterine Therapeutics and of Diseases of Women by Edward John Tilt (1881)
"INTRA-UTERINE swabbing.—What is to be said on this head principally relates to the use of fuming nitric acid, as recommended by an excellent pathologist, ..."

5. Metallurgy of Cast Iron: A Complete Exposition of the Processes Involved in by Thomas Dyson West (1897)
"MOULDING, swabbing AND POURING TEST BARS. In moulding test bars, every precaution should be taken to insure a uniform treatment at all times. ..."

6. Louisiana Law of Oil and Gas: Jurisprudence, State and Federal : Statutes by George Gregg Dimick (1922)
"Where swabbing is necessary in the bringing in or stimulating the well for short periods and not for general production. 2. Where a complete extra string of ..."

7. Metallurgy of Cast Iron: A Complete Exposition of the Processes Involved in by Thomas Dyson West (1902)
"MOULDING, swabbing AND POURING TEST BARS. In moulding test bars, every precaution should be taken to insure a uniform treatment at all times. ..."

8. Petroleum Production Methods by John R. Suman (1921)
"swabbing In some fields the crude produced is heavily laden with hydrocarbons and ... A good mechanical plant for swabbing consists of one or two ..."

9. Privates' Manual by James Alfred Moss (1916)
"swabbing solution. Used in swabbing out the bore after the powder and the metal fouling have been removed. Sperm Oil. Used in lubricating mechanism and ..."

10. Privates' Manual by James Alfred Moss (1916)
"swabbing solution. Used in swabbing out the bore after the powder and the metal fouling have been removed. Sperm Oil. Used in lubricating mechanism and ..."

11. A Handbook of Uterine Therapeutics and of Diseases of Women by Edward John Tilt (1881)
"INTRA-UTERINE swabbing.—What is to be said on this head principally relates to the use of fuming nitric acid, as recommended by an excellent pathologist, ..."

12. Metallurgy of Cast Iron: A Complete Exposition of the Processes Involved in by Thomas Dyson West (1897)
"MOULDING, swabbing AND POURING TEST BARS. In moulding test bars, every precaution should be taken to insure a uniform treatment at all times. ..."

13. Louisiana Law of Oil and Gas: Jurisprudence, State and Federal : Statutes by George Gregg Dimick (1922)
"Where swabbing is necessary in the bringing in or stimulating the well for short periods and not for general production. 2. Where a complete extra string of ..."

14. Metallurgy of Cast Iron: A Complete Exposition of the Processes Involved in by Thomas Dyson West (1902)
"MOULDING, swabbing AND POURING TEST BARS. In moulding test bars, every precaution should be taken to insure a uniform treatment at all times. ..."

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