- n dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
- n the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
- v clean with hard rubbing
She scrubbed his back
- v wash thoroughly
surgeons must scrub prior to an operation
- v postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
we had to scrub our vacation plans
- s (of domestic animals) not selectively bred
- Mixed-to-order body scrubs and lotions are hand-blended in the store.
- Mechanized forces had deployed earlier in a sharp curve to the south and west, using the moonlight to dodge scrub and big desert boulders.
- The salt-and-herb scrub is applied to the sound of chiming bells.
- Bill France Jr in SI.com
We put up signs in the scrub areas along the road that said 'Beware of snakes' and funneled people through out gates. It worked out pretty good,France said.
- Bruno Tonioli in Pendle Today
Bruno Tonioli said: "For a bit of rough you actually scrub up quite well. It was a bit shaky and unsteady. You held your breath - you looked like you were going for a dive".
- Don Blankenship in MarketWatch (press release)
We have to give ourselves a good honest scrub about what is working and what is not working, what are the impediments to progress and what should we change about the way we are doing it to make sure that we get to the objective that we set for... Gen Peter Pace http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Pace&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH_E0mEd6YACJydu0_My8P7z146DA International Herald Tribune http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/11/10/news/policy.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGYrnQ3Wzh4BJ2mpq0UA65J7qTaJQ Nov 10, 2006
86969 116266 scrubber We have urged you to reverse this practice as soon as possible and allow our coal miners to enjoy the benefits of one of the truly significant technological advances of the past 30 years - the scrubber - a device able to physically remove from the...