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Machines and equipment used for cleaning

Brillo pad

a square of wire wool, used for cleaning metal pans

broom

noun

a brush with a long handle, used for sweeping dirt from floors

buffer

noun

something you use for polishing something, for example metal or your fingernails

carpet sweeper

noun

a piece of equipment that you use for cleaning a carpet, consisting of a box with a brush inside and a long handle

cleaner

noun

a piece of equipment used for cleaning things

dishwasher

noun

a machine that washes dishes

feather duster

noun

a stick with feathers at one end used for removing dust from things

Hoover

a vacuum cleaner

kitchen paper

noun

a roll of soft thick paper that is used for removing liquid from a surface

kitchen roll

noun

kitchen paper or a roll of kitchen paper

mop

noun

an object with a long handle and a mass of thick strings or a sponge on one end, used for washing floors

pad

noun

a thick piece of cloth or other material used for cleaning

paper towel

noun

a piece of kitchen paper

scourer

noun

a small piece of a rough substance, used for cleaning pans

scouring pad

noun

a scourer

scrubber

noun

a ball of plastic or metal fibres used for cleaning pans

scrubbing brush

noun

a stiff brush used for cleaning things

sponge

noun

a piece of a soft artificial or natural substance that is used for taking liquid into itself, for cleaning things, or for washing yourself

squeegee

noun

an object used for cleaning windows, consisting of a short handle with a rubber blade

steel wool

noun

wire wool

sweeper

noun

a person or machine that sweeps a place clean, especially a street

vac

noun

vacuum cleaner

vacuum

noun

a vacuum cleaner

vacuum cleaner

noun

a piece of electrical equipment that cleans floors by sucking up dirt

wire wool

noun

very thin pieces of wire twisted together into a ball, used for cleaning metal

purifier

noun

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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