scrub brush


Definition of scrub brush 

: a brush with hard bristles for heavy cleaning

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Spread the oxygen bleach solution in a thin layer over each section using a scrub brush. Jolie Kerr, New York Times, "Five Ways to Make Spring Cleaning Easier," 4 May 2018 Use a compostable scrub brush for heavy duty cleaning, and opt for simple homemade cleaners. Mandy Ferreira, Good Housekeeping, "17 Ways To Produce Less Trash And Save Money—According To Zero Wasters," 12 July 2017 There was a complete bottle sanitizing system ($53), a drying rack, scrubbing brushes, and more. Sarah Bregel, Glamour, "If Breastfeeding Is Supposed to Be Free, Why Is it so Expensive?," 26 Apr. 2018 Use a scrub brush to wash cans in a strong detergent solution. Diane Mason,, "Flood waters may contaminate foods," 20 Feb. 2018 In the rear, the head of a bass drum was scraped by a scrub brush, producing a sound like that of a wind machine. Richard S. Ginell,, "L.A. Phil premiere finds its power in percussion, percussion and more percussion," 26 Jan. 2018 The auction included just about everything but the bar itself, a lengthy list of items that encompassed stylized 1980s posters from the walls, neon beer signs, dishes and the large scrub brushes used to clean out glassware. Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune, "'75 years of stuff': Bargain hunters belly up to the bar for Old Style Inn mementos at auction," 27 Oct. 2017 Use water and a scrub brush to remove the flesh clinging to the seeds. Dan Gill,, "How to grow queen palms from seeds," 21 Oct. 2017 The woman's body had been found in a patch of scrub brush used as an unauthorized trash dump in 1985 just outside downtown Tampa. Tamara Lush,, "40 years, 3 sisters, 1 DNA test: The story of a cold case," 9 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of scrub brush

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of scrub brush was in 1897

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English Language Learners Definition of scrub brush

: a small brush with stiff bristles that is used for scrubbing things

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