New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: scrubs · scrum · shrub · scribe · scruff · scrub at · scrub up · scrubbed · scrubber · chub
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scrub

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noun
adjective
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verb
1 verb rub to clean
TRANSITIVEsciúr verb  c m usciomair verb  c m uto scrub the floor an t-urlár a sciúradhI scrubbed the table with a brush sciúr mé an bord le scuabthe path was scrubbed clean bhí an cosán sciúrtha glantahe scrubbed himself sciúr sé é féin
INTRANSITIVEsciúr verb  c m uthey were scrubbing for days bhí siad ag sciúradh leo ar feadh cúpla lá
2 verb informal cancel TRANSITIVEcuir ar cealto scrub a meeting cruinniú a chur ar ceal
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3 verb IND remove impurities from (gas) TRANSITIVEsciúr verb  c m usciomair verb  c m u 4 verb SPOR reduce (speed) TRANSITIVEscríob verb  c m u 5 verb SPOR scrape (tyre) TRANSITIVEscríob verb  c m u
noun
6 noun act of cleaningsciúradh masc  c m usciomradh masc  c m uhe gave it a good scrub thug sé sciúradh maith dó, sciúr sé é ó bhun go barr 7 noun cleanser for skinsciomradh masc  c m ubody scrub sciomradh coirp 8 noun rough vegetationscrobarnach fem2  c m ulatrach masc  c m uraingléis fem2  c m u 9 noun land with rough vegetationscrobarnach fem2  c m ulatrach masc  c m uraingléis fem2  c m u 10 noun informal useless personleibide fem4  c m ugamal masc1  c m uspreasán masc1  c m u 11 noun (US), informal inferior playerdrochimreoirthere are a couple of scrubs on that team tá cúpla drochimreoir ar an bhfoireann sin
adjective
12 adjective of plantscrub pine péine scrobarnaí 13 adjective of animalfíothailscrub-scrub bull scrubtharbh
phrases

to scrub up well

humorous she scrubs up well bíonn sí go hálainn nuair a chuireann sí cuma uirthi féin
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scrub