cleaning equipment

Definitions of cleaning equipment
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n any of a large class of implements used for cleaning

Synonyms:
cleaning device, cleaning implement
Types:
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broom
a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle
carpet sweeper, sweeper
a cleaning implement with revolving brushes that pick up dirt as the implement is pushed over a carpet
cleaning pad
a pad used as a cleaning implement
pipe cleaner
cleaning implement consisting of a flexible tufted wire that is used to clean a pipe stem
pull-through
cleaning implement consisting of an oily rag attached by a cord to a weight; is pulled through the barrel of a rifle or handgun to clean it
squeegee
T-shaped cleaning implement with a rubber edge across the top; drawn across a surface to remove water (as in washing windows)
mop, swab, swob
cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
besom
a broom made of twigs tied together on a long handle
dry mop, dust mop, dustmop
a dry swab for dusting floors
push broom
a wide broom that is pushed ahead of the sweeper
scouring pad
a small abrasive cleaning pad used for scouring pots and pans
soap pad
a cleaning pad containing soap
sponge mop
a wet mop with a sponge as the absorbent
whisk, whisk broom
a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
Type of:
implement
instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end

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