swab

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1 swab /ˈswɑːb/ noun
plural swabs
1 swab
/ˈswɑːb/
noun
plural swabs
Learner's definition of SWAB
[count]
: a small piece of soft material sometimes on the end of a small stick that is used for applying medicine, cleaning a wound, etc.
: a small amount of material taken with a swab as a sample from a person's body
2 swab /ˈswɑːb/ verb
swabs; swabbed; swabbing
2 swab
/ˈswɑːb/
verb
swabs; swabbed; swabbing
Learner's definition of SWAB
[+ object]
: to wipe or clean (something, such as a wound) with a swab
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