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swab

1. noun MED for cleaning wound etc2. noun sample MED3. noun rag or mop4. verb clean (wound etc) MED5. verb wipe or mop (floor etc) 1 noun MED for cleaning wound etcmaipín masc4táithín masc4an alcohol swab maipín alcóil 2 noun sample MEDmaipín masc4táithín masc4sampla masc4  c m uthe swab was sent to the laboratory cuireadh an maipín go dtí an tsaotharlann, cuireadh an sampla go dtí an tsaotharlannto carry out a throat swab sampla scornaí a fháil le maipín
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3 noun rag or mopceirt fem2  c m umapa masc4  c m u 4 verb clean (wound etc) MED TRANSITIVEmapaireacht a dhéanamh arcóireáil le maipínto swab a wound cneá a chóireáil le maipínI've swabbed the infected area tá mapaireacht déanta agam ar an mball ionfhabhtaithe 5 verb wipe or mop (floor etc) TRANSITIVEglan le ceirtglan le mapaceirt a chuimilt demapa a chuimilt dehe swabbed down the counter chuimil sé ceirt den chuntarthey swabbed out the toilets ghlan siad na leithris le giobal