scrub brush


Definition of scrub brush

: a brush with hard bristles for heavy cleaning

called also scrubbing brush

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Wearing rubber gloves, apply with a soft scrub brush. Lauren Smith, Good Housekeeping, "How to Get Rid of Mold and Mildew in the Mustiest Corners of Your House," 6 Feb. 2019 But before applying anything to your face, make sure to use an electric scrub brush to get a smooth surface, then prep with a primer. Victoria Rodriguez, Seventeen, "4 Easy Ways to Apply Flawless Foundation," 9 July 2018 Show up to this work with sparkly new scrub brushes and an attitude of wide open expansion, beginning anew with magic mantras that reroute your body, mind, and spirit. Bess Matassa, Teen Vogue, "Weekly Horoscopes Aug 6-12," 6 Aug. 2012 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

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First Known Use of scrub brush

1897, in the meaning defined above

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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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