noun \ˈskrə-bər\

: a tool or machine that is used for scrubbing something

: a person whose job is to scrub something

: a machine that removes a dangerous substance from air, water, etc.

Full Definition of SCRUBBER

:  one that scrubs; especially :  an apparatus for removing impurities especially from gases

Examples of SCRUBBER

  1. She got a job as a pot scrubber.
  2. The scrubbers will reduce the power plant's sulfur emissions.

First Known Use of SCRUBBER



Next Word in the Dictionary: scrub birch
Previous Word in the Dictionary: scrubbed (adjective)
All Words Near: scrubber

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up scrubber? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).