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synonyms for scrubbing

  • washing
  • cleaning
  • cleansing
  • scrub
  • wash
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The first time you clean and wax your chain, make sure to thoroughly wash and scrub your bike’s drivetrain.
YOU SHOULD HOT-WAX YOUR BIKE CHAINS. HERE'S WHY.JOE LINDSEYNOVEMBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
You might need to scrub a little with a sponge or rag, but the buildup should be loose and the stains should come out easily.
THE ONE INGREDIENT YOU NEED TO CLEAN THE DISHWASHER AND FOUR OTHER GROSS HOUSEHOLD ITEMSSANDRA GUTIERREZ G.NOVEMBER 5, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
“Cleaning out a closet or scrubbing a floor, you know, the gratification is immediate, which is I think is what I need right now,” says Shaffer.
ON A HUMP DAY FOR THE AGES, AMERICANS TRY TO ACT AND FEEL NORMALMAURA JUDKIS, ELLEN MCCARTHY, ASHLEY FETTERSNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
To use it, just run warm water onto your cast iron, and scrub—no soap needed.
THESE PIECES OF KITCHEN GEAR MAKE EXCELLENT GIFTSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The company's first attempt on September 28 was scrubbed due to thick clouds over the launch site at Kennedy Space Center.
SPACEX GETS BACK ON TRACK WITH A STUNNING STARLINK LAUNCH NEAR SUNRISEERIC BERGEROCTOBER 6, 2020ARS TECHNICA
That opens a 15-minute launch window, and so far weather is looking relatively good, which will hopefully help SpaceX end a recent string of launch scrubs, including one earlier this week for a reset Starlink mission.
WATCH SPACEX LAUNCH A GPS SATELLITE FOR THE U.S. SPACE FORCE LIVEDARRELL ETHERINGTONOCTOBER 2, 2020TECHCRUNCH
In addition to boiling all water before drinking it or cooking with it, Lake Jacksonites are advised to run baths or showers for a few minutes before jumping in for a scrub, and to avoid getting water up their nose while bathing.
BRAIN-EATING AMOEBAE ARE VERY RARE, BUT WARMING WATERS MAY CHANGE THATKAT ESCHNERSEPTEMBER 29, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
On Thursday, Blue Origin scrubbed the first launch attempt of its first New Shepard rocket since December 2019.
ROCKET REPORT: STARSHIP POPS ON PURPOSE, DELTA IV HEAVY READY TO TRY AGAINERIC BERGERSEPTEMBER 25, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Since March we’d been canceling plans and making backup plans, and then scrubbing those plans, too.
THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW. JUST LOOK AT CALIFORNIA’S WEEKEND.BY ELIZABETH WEILSEPTEMBER 9, 2020PROPUBLICA
Almost before I had completed the twofold process of shifting and scrubbing, the cloth was laid.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SCRUBBING

  • ablution
  • cleansing
  • dip
  • douche
  • gargle
  • laving
  • scrubbing
  • shower
  • soak
  • soaking
  • soaping
  • sponging
  • tub
  • wash
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