Definition of scrubber
: one that scrubs; especially : an apparatus for removing impurities especially from gases
Examples of scrubber in a Sentence
She got a job as a pot scrubber.
The scrubbers will reduce the power plant's sulfur emissions.
Recent Examples of scrubber from the Web
Use a plastic scrubber or bristle brush (the boiling water will sterilize your Dutch oven) to clean out the rest and wipe it with a towel.
The Obama administration’s Open Government Initiative has created more than 150 challenges, everything from developing new fuel scrubbers for the Air Force to a Healthy App contest sponsored by the surgeon general.
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SCRUBBER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scrubber for English Language Learners
: 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.
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