Translation of "swab" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

swab

noun [ C ] uk /swɒb/ us /swɑːb/

a small piece of soft material used for cleaning a cut or for taking a small amount of substance from a body, or the substance itself that can then be tested

拭子,棉花棒,消毒棉;用棉花棒取下的化驗標本
The nurse cleaned the cut on my leg with a swab. 護士用一根棉花棒清理我腿上的傷口。
"I'm just going to take a swab of your ear," said the doctor. 醫生說:「我要用棉花棒從你耳朵裡取樣檢查。」

US US trademark Q-tip, UK trademark cotton bud a small piece of soft material on a short stick:

Use a cotton swab to clean your ears.
verb [ T ] uk /swɒb/ us /swɑːb/ -bb-
WASH

to wash a surface, especially the open, flat areas of a ship, with a wet cloth or mop

(用濕布或拖把)清洗,擦洗(尤指船上的地板)
MEDICINE

to clean a cut or take a small amount of substance from a body using a small piece of soft material

拭子,棉花棒,消毒棉;用棉花棒取下的化驗標本

(Translation of “swab” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)