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Scrub vs. Vegetation

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Scrubadjective

Mean; dirty; contemptible; scrubby.

Vegetationnoun

(uncountable) Plants, taken collectively.

‘There were large amounts of vegetation in the forest.’;

Scrubnoun

One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow.

Vegetationnoun

An abnormal verrucous or fibrinous growth

Scrubnoun

One who is incompetent or unable to complete easy tasks.

‘What a scrub! Instead of washing the dishes she put the used food on her face!’;

Vegetationnoun

The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth.

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Scrubnoun

A thicket or jungle, often specified by the name of the prevailing plant

‘oak scrub’;

Vegetationnoun

The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth.

Scrubnoun

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.

Vegetationnoun

The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant vegetation.

Scrubnoun

Vegetation of inferior quality, though sometimes thick and impenetrable, growing in poor soil or in sand; also, brush.

Vegetationnoun

An exuberant morbid outgrowth upon any part, especially upon the valves of the heart.

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Scrubnoun

One not on the first team of players; a substitute.

Vegetationnoun

all the plant life in a particular region

Scrubnoun

An instance of scrubbing.

Vegetationnoun

the process of growth in plants

Scrubnoun

A cancellation.

Vegetationnoun

an abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty excrescence on the valves of the heart)

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Scrubnoun

A worn-out brush.

Vegetationnoun

inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life;

‘their holiday was spent in sleep and vegetation’;

Scrubnoun

One who scrubs.

Vegetation

Vegetation is an assemblage of plant species and the ground cover they provide. It is a general term, without specific reference to particular taxa, life forms, structure, spatial extent, or any other specific botanical or geographic characteristics.

Scrubnoun

Clothing worn while performing surgery.

Scrubnoun

Any medical uniform consisting of a short-sleeved shirt and pants (trousers).

Scrubnoun

An exfoliant for the body.

Scrubverb

(transitive) 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 scrub a floor’; ‘to scrub your fingernails’;

Scrubverb

(intransitive) To rub anything hard, especially with a wet brush; to scour

Scrubverb

To be diligent and penurious

‘to scrub hard for a living’;

Scrubverb

(transitive) To call off a scheduled event; to cancel.

‘Engineers had to scrub the satellite launch due to bad weather.’;

Scrubverb

To eliminate or to correct data from a set of records to bring it inline with other similar datasets

‘The street segment data from the National Post Office will need to be scrubbed before it can be integrated into our system.’;

Scrubverb

(audio) 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.

Scrubverb

To maneuver the play position on a media editing system by using a scroll bar or touch-based interface.

Scrubverb

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.

Scrubverb

To rub anything hard, especially with a wet brush; to scour; hence, to be diligent and penurious; as, to scrub hard for a living.

Scrubnoun

One who labors hard and lives meanly; a mean fellow.

‘We should go there in as proper a manner as possible; nor altogether like the scrubs about us.’;

Scrubnoun

Something small and mean.

Scrubnoun

A worn-out brush.

Scrubnoun

A thicket or jungle, often specified by the name of the prevailing plant; as, oak scrub, palmetto scrub, etc.

Scrubnoun

One of the common live stock of a region of no particular breed or not of pure breed, esp. when inferior in size, etc.

Scrubnoun

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.

Scrubnoun

A low, straggling tree of inferior quality.

Scrubadjective

Mean; dirty; contemptible; scrubby.

‘How solitary, how scrub, does this town look!’; ‘No little scrub joint shall come on my board.’;

Scrubnoun

dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes

Scrubnoun

the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water

Scrubverb

clean with hard rubbing;

‘She scrubbed his back’;

Scrubverb

wash thoroughly;

‘surgeons must scrub prior to an operation’;

Scrubadjective

(of domestic animals) not selectively bred

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