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scrubber
 n.— «You could mouse over a map with deaths by province, or isolate incidents, like the second invasion of Fallujah. A time line with a movable “scrubber” let readers compress the scope of information.» —“The New Journalism: Goosing the Gray Lady” by Emily Nussbaum New York Magazine Jan. 11, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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