Scrub - Crossword Clue

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ABORT
CLEAN
SCOUR
WASH
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ABORT
  1. terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
  2. cease development, die, and be aborted; "an aborting fetus"
  3. terminate before completion; "abort the mission"; "abort the process running on my computer"
  4. the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed; "I wasted a year of my life working on an abort"; "he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area"
CLEAN
  1. free from impurities; "clean water"; "fresh air"
  2. (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver bell"
  3. free of drugs; "after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years"
  4. free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner"
  5. free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed; "he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife"
  6. free from sepsis or infection; "a clean (or uninfected) wound"
  7. clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner"
  8. a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
  9. not carrying concealed weapons
  10. <
SCOUR
  1. rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
  2. a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
  3. clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back"
  4. Cattle disease. Diarrhoea in pigs.
  5. rub hard or scrub; "scour the counter tops"
  6. examine minutely; "The police scoured the country for the fugitive"
WASH
  1. be capable of being washed; "Does this material wash?"
  2. a watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other
  3. a thin coat of water-base paint
  4. the dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon)
  5. the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
  6. to cleanse (itself or another animal) by licking; "The cat washes several times a day"
  7. the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway); "from the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water"
  8. cleanse (one's body) with soap and water
  9. wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore"
  10. make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"
  11. form by erosion; "The river washed a ravine into the mountainside"
  12. remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent; "he washed the dirt from his coat"; "The nurse
Clue Database Last Updated: 15/09/2019 9:00am

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