scrubbing

Definitions

Cars & Driving

  • noun heavy wear on a tyre caused by sliding sideways across the road surface, as when skidding

Electronics

  • The process of fixing or eliminating data which is incomplete, incorrect, duplicated, or the like. Scrubbing may be necessary, for instance, when database fields are left blank, information is entered poorly, or when multiple databases are improperly combined. Also called data scrubbing.
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