mop mop  /ˈmɑp/


  1. (n) cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
  2. (v) to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
  3. (v) make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip


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  1. In small ways, we've been trying to mop up our CO2 deluge for a while.
  2. Instead, the museum commissioned a fragile, mop-topped Japanese named Tadanori Yokoo.
  3. It is the nature of politics to overpromise and mop up later.


  1. Full containment expected on 100-acre Chariot Fire by noon today

    Mop-up work continues at the site of a 100-acre fire near Red Rock sparked by a lightning strike Sunday, with fire lines expected to be fully built around the burn area by noon today.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Mason Valley News

  2. Most Recent Galleries:

    Mop-up work continues at the site of a 100-acre fire near Red Rock sparked by a lightning strike... - 10:59 am
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  3. MOP Auditions For Iran Attack

    June 10, 2013: Israeli media are reporting recent U.S. tests of its 14 ton deep penetrator bomb (the MOP or Massive Ordnance Penetrator, AKA the GBU-57) against an accurate replica of the main Iranian nuclear weapons development facility at Fordo.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Strategy Page

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  1. "I don't mind cleaning up the mess that some other folks made, that's what I signed up to do," Obama said. "But while I'm there mopping the floor I don't want someone saying 'You're not mopping fast enough or you're not holding the mop the...
    on Oct 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: The Hill

  2. "It seems like you can always count on Kevin, no matter what phase of the game it's in," coach Bill Belichick said. "Whatever he can do to help us win, he'd do - mop the floors, he'd mop them."
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Bill Belichick Source: USA Today

  3. "The attrition doesn't help," said Francona. "But we've played with so much better personality the last month. Guys like Atchison -- two months ago, he was having some mop-up innings; now he's coming into games (and contributing). I guarantee...
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Terry Francona Source: Comcast SportsNet New England (blog)

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