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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: scrub belukar, gahar
English → English (WordNet) Definition: scrub scrub adj : (of domestic animals) not selectively bred [also: scrubbing, scrubbed] scrub v 1: clean with hard rubbing; “She scrubbed his back” [syn: scour] 2: wash thoroughly; “surgeons must scrub prior to an operation” [syn: scrub up] [also: scrubbing, scrubbed] scrub n 1: dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes [syn: chaparral, bush] 2: the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water [syn: scrubbing, scouring] [also: scrubbing, scrubbed]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Scrub Scrub \Scrub\ (skr[u^]b), v. i. To rub anything hard, especially with a wet brush; to scour; hence, to be diligent and penurious; as, to scrub hard for a living. [1913 Webster] Scrub \Scrub\ (skr[u^]b), n. 1. One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow. “A sorry scrub.” --Bunyan. [1913 Webster] We should go there in as proper a manner as possible; nor altogether like the scrubs about us. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2. Something small and mean. [1913 Webster] 3. A worn-out brush. --Ainsworth. [1913 Webster] 4. A thicket or jungle, often specified by the name of the prevailing plant; as, oak scrub, palmetto scrub, etc. [1913 Webster] 5. (Stock Breeding) One of the common live stock of a region of no particular breed or not of pure breed, esp. when inferior in size, etc. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] 6. Vegetation of inferior quality, though sometimes thick and impenetrable, growing in poor soil or in sand; also, brush; -- called also scrub brush. See Brush, above. [Australia & South Africa] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] 7. (Forestry) A low, straggling tree of inferior quality. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Scrub bird (Zo["o]l.), an Australian passerine bird of the family Atrichornithid[ae], as Atrichia clamosa; -- called also brush bird. Scrub oak (Bot.), the popular name of several dwarfish species of oak. The scrub oak of New England and the Middle States is Quercus ilicifolia, a scraggy shrub; that of the Southern States is a small tree (Q. Catesb[ae]i ); that of the Rocky Mountain region is Q. undulata , var. Gambelii. Scrub robin (Zo["o]l.), an Australian singing bird of the genus Drymodes. [1913 Webster] Scrub \Scrub\ (skr[u^]b), a. Mean; dirty; contemptible; scrubby. [1913 Webster] How solitary, how scrub, does this town look! --Walpole. [1913 Webster] No little scrub joint shall come on my board. --Swift. [1913 Webster] Scrub game, a game, as of ball, by unpracticed players. Scrub race, a race between scrubs, or between untrained animals or contestants. [1913 Webster] Scrub \Scrub\ (skr[u^]b), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scrubbed (skr[u^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. Scrubbing.] [OE. scrobben, probably of Dutch or Scand. origin; cf. Dan. skrubbe, Sw. skrubba, D. schrobben, LG. schrubben.] To rub hard; to wash with rubbing; usually, to rub with a wet brush, or with something coarse or rough, for the purpose of cleaning or brightening; as, to scrub a floor, a doorplate. [1913 Webster]


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