a long-handled, absorbent mop designed to clean floors with water.
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Definition for wet mop (2 of 2)
[ wet-mop ]
/ ˈwɛtˌmɒp /
verb (used with object), wet-mopped, wet-mop·ping.
to clean (a floor) with a wet mop.
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