scrubbing

Definitions of scrubbing
1

n the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water

Synonyms:
scouring, scrub
Types:
mopping, swabbing
cleaning with a mop
Type of:
cleaning, cleansing, cleanup
the act of making something clean

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