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wipe

(wīp)
1. To rub with a fabric, e.g., for cleansing, sampling, or sterilizing a surface.
2. A piece of cloth or paper impregnated with an antiseptic or disinfectant.
References in classic literature ?
When Mr Korbes came home, he went to the fireplace to make a fire; but the cat threw all the ashes in his eyes: so he ran to the kitchen to wash himself; but there the duck splashed all the water in his face; and when he tried to wipe himself, the egg broke to pieces in the towel all over his face and eyes.
Just the same he's oodles better'n your bunch of hoodlums that no decent woman'd wipe her one pair of shoes on.
It's a wild tempestuous evening when this man that was,' stooping to wipe some hailstones out of his hair with an end of his own drowned jacket, '--there
Promising to help us clean and polish without even having to get wet, it's no wonder reaching for a packet of antibacterial or babies' wet wipes has almost become second nature.
After testing seven types of wipes used in hospitals, they found the efficiency of the wipes at removing traces of MRSA bacteria, Clostridium difficile (a bacterial infection that affects the digestive system) and Acinetobacter from surfaces was not up to scratch, and in some cases even spread the bacteria.
However, within the otherwise sizable hygiene marketplace in the country, wipes remain underachievers.
Vision 10P ESD-safe, unlaundered polyester knit pink wipes are suitable for use in ISO class 6 (class 1000) cleanrooms.
July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- All product categories and companies register growth on the market for industrial and institutional cleaning wipes that increases by over 5% in 2014.
With a 70 per cent market share, EWW manufactures wipes for top brands in the region as OEM basis.
As a specialist supplier of cleanroom wipes and cleaning agents, Cleanroomshop.
Homecare Essentials floor wipes If you have wooden floors, you probably know just how difficult it can be to keep them dirt-free with a shine.
Most units have loads of the wet wipes Soldiers use to clean their hands in the field.