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mop

1
an implement with a wooden handle and a head made of twists of cotton or a piece of synthetic sponge, used for polishing or washing floors, or washing dishes

mop

2
(in various parts of England) an annual fair at which formerly servants were hired

MOP

(Millionaire On Paper) People who have wealth tied up in company stock options, which cannot be exercised until a certain date. During the dot-com boom, tens of thousands of MOPs were created, but many unfortunately never cashed in before the stock became worthless. See also MOPS.
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It is reckoned that cocoa, a key ingredient of chocolate, contains high levels of antioxidants which help mop up free radicals and prevent them from damaging cells.
They will be given a "mop up or pay up" option if they are spotted by police armed with the cleaning gear.
Lane Rural Fire and Rescue and Eugene fire department units extinguished several hot spots and worked to "mop up" still smoking areas, Eugene Fire District Chief Don Vaught said.