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mop

noun [C] uk   /mɒp/  us   /mɑːp/
a stick with soft material fixed at one end, especially used for washing floors or dishes: a floor mop a dish mop

mop

verb [T] uk   /mɒp/  us   /mɑːp/ (-pp-)
to use a mop to wash something: He mopped the bathroom floor. to use a cloth to remove sweat from the face: He kept pausing to mop his brow.
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