take a swab


take a swab
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English-Russian dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • swab — 1 noun (C) 1 a small piece of material used by a doctor or nurse to clean a wound or take liquid from someone s body: a cotton swab 2 a test using such a piece of material: Take a swab of his throat, nurse. 2 verb swabbed, swabbing (T) 1 also… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • swab — /swob/, n., v., swabbed, swabbing. n. 1. a large mop used on shipboard for cleaning decks, living quarters, etc. 2. a bit of sponge, cloth, cotton, or the like, sometimes fixed to a stick, for cleansing the mouth of a sick person or for applying… …   Universalium

  • swab — swab1 [swɔb US swa:b] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from early Dutch swabbe] 1.) a small piece of material used to clean a wound or take a small amount of a substance from someone s body in order to test it ▪ a cotton swab 2.) a small… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swab — /swɒb / (say swob) noun 1. a large mop used on shipboard for cleaning decks, etc. 2. Medicine, Veterinary Science a piece of sponge, cloth, cottonwool, or the like, often mounted on a stick, for cleansing the mouth of a sick person, or for… …   Australian English dictionary

  • swab — or swob [[t]swɒb[/t]] n. v. swabbed, swab•bing 1) a large mop used on shipboard for cleaning decks, living quarters, etc 2) a bit of cotton, sponge, or the like, often fixed to a stick, for applying medicaments, cleansing the mouth, etc 3)… …   From formal English to slang

  • swab — 1. noun /swɒb/ a) a small piece of soft, absorbent material, such as gauze, used to clean wounds, apply medicine, or take samples of body fluids. Often attached to a stick or wi …   Wiktionary

  • swab — swÉ‘b /swÉ’b v. clean or wipe with a large mop; apply material using a cotton swab n. large mop; (Medicine) small piece of absorbent material attached to a stick (used to administer medication, take cultures for microscopic examination, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cotton swab — Q Tip redirects here. For the rapper, see Q Tip (rapper). For the band, see Q Tips (band). Many cotton swabs in a round container …   Wikipedia

  • Fire swab — Fire Fire (f[imac]r), n. [OE. fir, fyr, fur AS. f[=y]r; akin to D. vuur, OS. & OHG. fiur, G. feuer, Icel. f[=y]ri, f[=u]rr, Gr. py^r, and perh. to L. purus pure, E. pure Cf. {Empyrean}, {Pyre}.] 1. The evolution of light and heat in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To take fire — Fire Fire (f[imac]r), n. [OE. fir, fyr, fur AS. f[=y]r; akin to D. vuur, OS. & OHG. fiur, G. feuer, Icel. f[=y]ri, f[=u]rr, Gr. py^r, and perh. to L. purus pure, E. pure Cf. {Empyrean}, {Pyre}.] 1. The evolution of light and heat in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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