Origin of scrubber1
- a mongrel, especially a mongrel steer.
- a thin or stunted steer.
- an inhabitant of the bush.
- any domestic animal that has run off into the bush and become wild, especially a steer.
Origin of scrubber2
- a prostitute or promiscuous woman.
Origin of scrubber3
Related Words for scrubberchubby, stout, stocky, short, scrub, dwarf, wee, shot, dwarfed, shrimp, bantam, diminutive, little, measly, mite, peanut, small, tiny, undersized, dwarfish
Examples from the Web for scrubber
Historical Examples of scrubber
Most manufacturers, however, simply cool the gas in the washer or scrubber.
Seventh: Adjust the normal outflow of wash-water for the scrubber.
The final washing for ammonia is effected in an apparatus termed a “scrubber,” which is a cylindrical tower packed with boards in.
One who is my neighbor is now scrubber and cleaner, and is happily friends with a 'concierge,' who allows her to aid him.Prisoners of Poverty Abroad
The next stage is the passage of the scrubber, filled with coke over which water perpetually flows.How it Works
- a person or thing that scrubs
- an apparatus for purifying a gas
- British and Australian derogatory, slang a promiscuous woman
- Australian a domestic animal, esp a bullock, that has run wild in the bush