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Swab

v. t.1.To clean with a mop or swab; to wipe when very wet, as after washing; as, to swab the desk of a ship.
[imp. & p. p. Swabbed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Swabbing.]
n.1.A kind of mop for cleaning floors, the desks of vessels, etc., esp. one made of rope-yarns or threads.
2.A bit of sponge, cloth, or the like, fastened to a handle, for cleansing the mouth of a sick person, applying medicaments to deep-seated parts, etc.
3.(Naut.) An epaulet.
4.A cod, or pod, as of beans or pease.
5.A sponge, or other suitable substance, attached to a long rod or handle, for cleaning the bore of a firearm.
Noun1.swab - implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion
2.Swabswab - cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
Synonyms: mop, swob
Verb1.swab - wash with a swab or a mop; "swab the ship's decks"
Synonyms: swob
2.swab - apply (usually a liquid) to a surface; "dab the wall with paint"
Synonyms: dab, swob
swab - /swob/ The PDP-11 swap byte instruction mnemonic, as immortalised in the dd option "conv=swab".

1. To solve the NUXI problem by swapping bytes in a file.

2. The program in V7 Unix used to perform this action, or anything functionally equivalent to it.

See also big-endian, little-endian, middle-endian, bytesexual.
To see or use a swab in your dream, represents your need for healing and/or cleansing.air-dry, anhydrate, bake, baptize, bath, bathe, blot, brush, burn, cure, dehumidify, dehydrate, desiccate, douche, drain, dry, evaporate, exsiccate, fire, flush, flush out, gargle, holystone, insolate, irrigate, kiln, lather, launder, lave, mop, mop up, mummify, parch, rinse, rinse out, ritually immerse, rub, scorch, scour, scrub, scrub up, sear, shampoo, shower, shrivel, sluice, sluice out, smoke, soak up, soap, sponge, sun, sun-dry, syringe, toivel, torrefy, towel, tub, wash, wash out, wash up, weazen, wipe, wither, wizen
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