Translation of "swab" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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swabnoun [ 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,药签,药棉棒;用棉签取下的化验标本
The nurse cleaned the cut on my leg with a swab. 护士用一根药签清理我腿上的伤口。
"I'm just going to take a swab of your ear," said the doctor. 医生说:“我要用棉签从你耳朵里取样检查。”

swabverb [ T ]

uk /swɒb/ us /swɑːb/ -bb-

swab verb [ T ] (WASH)

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

(用湿布或拖把)清洗,擦洗(尤指船上的地板)

swab verb [ T ] (MEDICINE)

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

拭子,药签,药棉棒;用棉签取下的化验标本

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