wiper

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wiper ‎(plural wipers)

  1. Someone who wipes.
    • Robert Browning, The Pied Piper of Hamelin
      So, Willy, let you and me be wipers / Of scores out with all men — especially pipers!
  2. Something, such as a towel, that is used for wiping.
  3. Something, such as a windscreen wiper, that is designed for wiping.
  4. A movable electric contact in some devices.
  5. (nautical) A junior role in the engine room of a ship, someone who wipes down machinery and generally keeps it clean.

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