- scrub typhus,
- scrub up,
Origin of scrubber1
- an inhabitant of the bush.
- any domestic animal that has run off into the bush and become wild, especially a steer.
Origin of scrubber2
noun British Slang.
Origin of scrubber3
Examples from the Web for scrubber
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|Helen Campbell
The volume of a scrubber is generally from six to eight times the anthracite capacity of the generator.Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants|R. E. Mathot
The final washing for ammonia is effected in an apparatus termed a “scrubber,” which is a cylindrical tower packed with boards in.
Later, when Louis came down from the roof, he slid along the landing on the soap the scrubber had left there.Captivity|M. Leonora Eyles
Jemmy the Scrubber, unable to imbue the rest of his watch with his own restless activity, gave me no peace night or day.The Log of a Sea-Waif|Frank T. Bullen