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Cotton swab

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  1. Cotton swabs are used in first aid, cosmetics application, and a variety of other uses

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 6, 2008
  2. British English: cotton buds

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  3. They consist of a small wad of cotton wrapped around the end of a small rod, made of wood, rolled paper, or plastic

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  4. The most common type of usage is to dip the cotton end in a substance, then use the swab as an applicator for the substance

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  5. Sometimes swabs are also used for removal of substances such as earwax from ear canals, though the instructions accompanying the swabs generally contain a warning that the swabs should not be inserted directly into the ear, as doing so is actually da

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