- 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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You also need to bear in mind other factors, such as the filter, the brush roll, the weight of the machine, and whether you need a vacuum that can double as a mop and be used wet as well as dry.Best vacuum for pet hair: Get a fur-free home with these powerful dustbusters|Charlotte Marcus|February 16, 2021|Popular-Science
A bit of baguette makes a nice mop for the kitchen’s sauces.
Then there’s the robot vacuumRobot vacuums sound like the dream—you just set them down and let them go, sneaking under furniture with ease—and some even come with a mop function.
Some used their extra savings from not having to commute to work to upgrade their kitchens, and others were pushed into buying ergonomic mops in the absence of domestic help during the strictest phase of the lockdown.In 2020, urban Indians spent money to get a slice of the outdoor life into their homes|Manavi Kapur|December 31, 2020|Quartz
Many brands create individual vacuums and mops that communicate with one another via smartphone or internal programming to schedule cleanings one right after the other.Best robot vacuum: Clean up without lifting a finger|Carsen Joenk|December 18, 2020|Popular-Science
Only 10 million gallons of oil have been burned off, and an additional 25 million gallons of oil-and-water mix has been mopped up.
She mopped the mess on the floor with a towel, then she rinsed the towel out and hung it up to dry.
When he was gone, Monsieur de Tressan flung off his wig, and mopped the perspiration from his brow.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
"Never mind," said Isabel, as Gwynne mopped his brow for the third time and ostentatiously rubbed his face.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Arriving there, they placed the body upon the grass, while the Factor mopped his forehead and remarked upon the weather.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
He only laughed when his fellow fiddlers lay back in their chairs and mopped their red faces.The Tale of Buster Bumblebee|Arthur Scott Bailey
He drew out his handkerchief and mopped his forehead, which, as a matter of fact, was perfectly dry.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.