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mop

noun [C]  /mɑp/ us  
a stick having at one end a mass of thick, cloth strings or a sponge (= soft substance) that you slide along a floor to spread or absorb a liquid in cleaning the floor A mop of hair is a lot of hair in a thick mass: The child’s face was framed by a mop of brown curls.

mop

verb [I/T]  /mɑp/ (-pp-) us  
If you mop the sweat (= liquid produced because you are hot) from your face, you use your hand or a piece of cloth to remove it.
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Translations of “mop”
in Korean 대걸레…
in Arabic مِمْسَحة…
in French vadrouille, tignasse, coup de vadrouille…
in Turkish püsküllü paspas…
in Italian scopettone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拖把, 洗碗刷…
in Russian швабра…
in Polish mop…
in Spanish fregona, pelambrera, fregado…
in Portuguese esfregão…
in German der Mop, der Wust, das Wischen…
in Catalan pal de fregar…
in Japanese モップ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拖把, 洗碗刷…
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