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  • n  cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
  • v  to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
    He mopped her forehead with a towel
  • v  make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip
    mop and mow

  • In small ways, we've been trying to mop up our CO2 deluge for a while.
  • Four columns of Italian colonial troops set out with two detachments of machine gunners last week to mop up the Jebel-el-Akdar, a mountainous rebel-infested region, whence the .
  • Instead, the museum commissioned a fragile, mop-topped Japanese named Tadanori Yokoo.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 10, 2013 - Strategy Page
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    Mop-up work continues at the site of a 100-acre fire near Red Rock sparked by a lightning strike... - 10:59 am
    June 10, 2013 - Reno Gazette-Journal
  • 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.
    June 10, 2013 - Mason Valley News

  • Barack Obama in The Hill
    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...
  • Bill Belichick in USA Today
    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."
  • Terry Francona in Comcast SportsNet New England (blog)
    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...

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