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scrub 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/skrəb/,
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scrubbing, present participle; scrubbed, past tense; scrubs, 3rd person singular present; scrubbed, past participle;
  1. Rub (someone or something) hard so as to clean them, typically with a brush and water
    • - he had to scrub the floor
    • - she was scrubbing herself down at the sink
    • - she scrubbed furiously at the plates
  2. Remove dirt by rubbing hard
    • - it took ages to scrub off the muck
  3. Thoroughly clean one's hands and arms, esp. before performing surgery
    • - the doctor scrubbed up and put on a protective gown
  4. Cancel or abandon (something)
    • - they aren't going to want to scrub the mission
  5. Remove impurities from (gas or vapor)

  6. (of a rider) Rub the arms and legs urgently on a horse's neck and flanks to urge it to move faster

Noun
  1. Vegetation consisting mainly of brushwood or stunted forest growth

  2. Land covered with such vegetation

  3. Denoting a shrubby or small form of a plant
    • - scrub apple trees
  4. Denoting an animal of inferior breed or physique
    • - a scrub bull
  5. An insignificant or contemptible person

  6. (in sports) A player not among the best or most skilled


  1. clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back"
  2. (of domestic animals) not selectively bred
  3. dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
  4. the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
  5. wash thoroughly; "surgeons must scrub prior to an operation"
  6. cancel: postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled; "Call off the engagement"; "cancel the dinner party"; "we had to scrub our vacation plans"; "scratch that meeting--the chair is ill"
  7. Surgical technologists are allied health professionals, who are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients in a variety of settings. ...
  8. (Scrubs (clothing)) Scrubs are the shirts and trousers or gowns worn by nurses, surgeons, and other operating room personnel when "scrubbing in" for surgery. ...
  9. (Scrubs (magazine)) Scrubs Magazine (scrubsmag.com), the first lifestyle magazine and website for nurses, premiered November 15, 2009. The magazine, with a paid circulation of 350,000, is sold in more than 1,500 nursing apparel stores nationwide.
  10. (Scrubs (season 4)) The fourth season of the American comedy-drama television series Scrubs premiered on NBC on August 31, 2004 and concluded on May 10, 2005 and consists of 25 episodes. ...
  11. (Scrubs (season 6)) On May 15, 2006, NBC announced that Scrubs had been renewed for a full season, although it would be a mid-season replacement rather than appearing on NBC's fall 2006 schedule (as was the case for the show's fifth season). ...
  12. (Scrubs (season 7)) Scrubs returned for its seventh season on October 25, 2007, as part of NBC's fall schedule, broadcast on Thursdays as part of NBC's two-hour comedy block. ...
  13. One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow; One who is a freak or unable to complete easy tasks; A thicket or jungle, often specified by the name of the prevailing plant; as, oak scrub, palmetto scrub, etc; One of the common livestock of a region of no particular breed or not of pure ...
  14. (scrubs) A protective plastic gown worn by a surgeon when performing surgery; Any medical uniform consisting of a short-sleeve shirt and pants
  15. (Scrubbed) (Red-lined) (AmE, cant) Cancelled mission.
  16. (scrubbing) The process of shuttling through audio at various speeds as the audio pitch changes.
  17. (Scrubbing) The searchcoil is pressed and held in contact with the ground while searching to maintain even audio threshold. With newer detectors, this technique is used to gain depth.
  18. (Scrubbing) The purification of gas by washing it with a liquid in a tower.
  19. (Scrubbing) The rigorous process of checking an insurance claim for errors before submission.
  20. (Scrubbing) A computer guided editing process to make sure that a bill or claim has all the right information before it is submitted.
  21. (Scrubbing) A heavy wear on a tire caused by sliding sideways across the road surface, as when skidding
  22. (Scrubbing) A method of erasing or deleting words or images using a zig zag motion with the pen. See also Poof and Poof It. Source: GH
  23. (Scrubbing) A process by which suspended particles and acid gases are removed from a flue gas stream, the former by absorption onto liquid droplets and the latter by diffusion into the liquid phase.
  24. (Scrubbing) Ability to move forward/reverse in the audio while listening to the audio. Similar to cueing during wind/rewind on analog recorders.
  25. (Scrubbing) Sweeping the loop with contact to the ground.