English-Finnish translations for scrub

Definition of scrub

  • Mean; dirty; contemptible; scrubby
  • One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow
  • One who is incompetent or unable to complete easy tasks
  • A thicket or jungle, often specified by the name of the prevailing plant
  • One of the common livestock of a region of no particular breed or not of pure breed, especially when inferior in size, etc. Often used to refer to male animals unsuited for breeding
  • One not on the first team of players; a substitute
  • 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
  • To rub anything hard, especially with a wet brush; to scour
  • To call off a scheduled event; to cancel
  • To eliminate or to correct data from a set of records to bring it inline with other similar datasets
  • To move a recording tape back and forth with a scrubbing motion to produce a scratching sound, or to do so by a similar use of a control on an editing system
  • An instance of scrubbing
  • A worn-out brush
  • One who scrubs
  • Any medical uniform consisting of a short-sleeved shirt and pants (trousers
  • An exfoliant for the body


  • What a scrub! Instead of washing the dishes she put the used food on her face!
  • oak scrub
  • to scrub a floor
  • to scrub your fingernails
  • to scrub hard for a living
  • Engineers had to scrub the satellite launch due to bad weather
  • The street segment data from the National Post Office will need to be scrubbed before it can be integrated into our system


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