cleaning implement

Definitions of cleaning implement
  1. noun
    any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
    synonyms: cleaning device, cleaning equipment
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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
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    implement
    instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
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