- Military. to clear (ground, trenches, towns, etc.) of scattered or remaining enemy combatants after attacking forces have conquered the area.
- Informal. to dispose of; complete; finish: He mopped up the rest of his business and went on a vacation.
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This robot vacuum is one of the best in its class thanks to its robust combination of dual vacuum and mop technology alongside three levels of suction power and a battery life of over three hours.Prime Day preview: Amazon Prime Day 2021 hacks to get the best deals online|Billy Cadden|June 16, 2021|Popular-Science
She still needed a grease trap, emergency lights, a mop sink, a bottle sink and a prep sink for food, even though the city of Independence had told her that she wasn’t allowed to make food for her kids without a commercial kitchen.The Child Care Industry Was Collapsing. Mrs. Jackie Bet Everything on an Impossible Dream to Save It.|by Lizzie Presser|May 1, 2021|ProPublica
That’s when I saw that beside him he had one of those cleaning carts, with a mop.Gene Weingarten: For a week I recorded my dreams. Here are my political prophecies.|Gene Weingarten|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
Features to consider when shopping for the best steam mopThe best steam mop for me may not be the best steam mop for you.
With so many steam mops on the market, it can be overwhelming to delve in and find the right one.
Indeed, a common racial slur in Dutch is, precisely, roetmop, which means soot mop.
They had kicked the old mop out of the house and slammed the door.
It was about a family that had discarded their trusty old mop for a new, improved model.
In person, Gondry is more Joel than Doc Brown—a fragile, soft-spoken man with a mop of curly brown hair.Michel Gondry on ‘Mood Indigo,’ Kanye West, and the 10th Anniversary of ‘Eternal Sunshine’|Marlow Stern|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mop is made up of a large, graphic vinyl, an array of found objects, and a selection of images.The 15 Best Things to See at Frieze Art Fair London 2013|Chloë Ashby|October 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But it is emulating Mrs. Partington and her mop to attempt to preach down a (p. 206) world.
He then drew from his kimono sleeve a pink-bordered foreign pocket-handkerchief, and began to mop his damp forehead.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
"On the porch, if you have eyes for anything less attractive than a young lady with a mop of blue hair," said the indignant Rob.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
His face was an exact triangle, beginning with a mop of red-brown hair, and ending with a pointed chin.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
Isabel sat back with her black mop of hair buried deep in the chair looking quickly from face to face.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells