scrub brush


Definition of scrub brush

: a brush with hard bristles for heavy cleaning

called also scrubbing brush

Examples of scrub brush in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If not, a bucket of soapy water and scrub brush work fine! Arricca Elin Sansone, House Beautiful, "15 Easy Gardening Projects to Kick Off Spring," 21 Mar. 2020 Just hauling the cannon across the 2 miles of sand and scrub brush between Yerba Buena and Mission Dolores was an ordeal. Gary Kamiya,, "The day the Mexican-American War came to Santa Clara," 7 Feb. 2020 Next, use a nylon stiff-bristle scrub brush to scrub off the stains. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "How To Battle Mold and Mildew In Your Home," 3 Feb. 2020 Using a nylon scrub brush, wash the chairs with the solution; then rinse thoroughly. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "Follow This Spring Yard Clean Up Checklist to Make Your Patio and Lawn Summer-Ready," 29 Jan. 2020 There no longer are any grave markers on the swath of cleared land covered in scrub brush not far from Rolling Oaks Mall. Vincent T. Davis,, "Conservationists and descendants explore forgotten San Antonio African American cemetery," 12 Jan. 2020 As the truck speeds off, the three figures scramble quietly off the highway shoulder and into a terrain of scrub brush and jagged gullies. Wired, "Meet the Activists Risking Prison to Film VR in Factory Farms," 5 Dec. 2019 Toward sundown, Celinda Vangrieken and Yadira Martínez walked to the edge of town, to check a well hidden away under scrub brush. New York Times, "They Survived Colonization and War. But Venezuela’s Collapse Was Too Much.," 30 July 2019 Start by using a wire scrub brush to remove any debris between bricks. Madeleine Bokan, House Beautiful, "The Foolproof Way To Paint Your Brick Fireplace," 2 July 2019

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First Known Use of scrub brush

1897, in the meaning defined above

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19 May 2020

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“Scrub brush.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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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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