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Q-tip in Household topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishQ-tipQ-tip /ˈkjuː tɪp/ noun [countable]  trademark American EnglishDCDH a short stick with cotton at each end, used especially for cleaning your ears syn cotton bud British English
Examples from the Corpus
Q-tipHe worked on a Diners Club card, removing the ink on the raised letters with a Q-tip doused in polyester resin.In the last few days, you may have seen a horrifying video of police armed with Q-tips instead of batons.