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comb

  

      n  
1    a toothed device of metal, plastic, wood, etc., used for disentangling or arranging hair  
2    a tool or machine that separates, cleans, and straightens wool, cotton, etc.  
3      (Austral. and N.Z.)   the fixed cutter on a sheep-shearing machine  
4    anything resembling a toothed comb in form or function  
5    the fleshy deeply serrated outgrowth on the top of the heads of certain birds, esp. the domestic fowl  
6    anything resembling the comb of a bird  
7    a currycomb  
8    a honeycomb  
9    the row of fused cilia in a ctenophore  
10    go over (or through) with a fine-tooth(ed) comb   to examine very thoroughly  
      vb  
11    tr   to use a comb on  
12    when tr, often foll by: through   to search or inspect with great care  
the police combed the woods        (See also)        comb out  
     (Old English camb; related to Old Norse kambr, Old High German camb)  


Afro-comb  
      n   a comb with a handle and long teeth used esp. on curly hair  
comb.  
      abbrev. for   combining  
comb jelly  
      n      another name for a       ctenophore  
comb out  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to remove (tangles or knots) from (the hair) with a comb  
2    to isolate and remove for a purpose  
3    to survey carefully; examine systematically  
      n  
  comb-out  
4    an act of combing out  
fine-tooth comb   , fine-toothed comb  
      n  
1    a comb with fine teeth set closely together  
2    go over (or through) with a fine-tooth(ed) comb   to examine very thoroughly  
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combe   , comb         
      n      variant spellings of       coomb  


Afro-comb  
      n   a comb with a handle and long teeth used esp. on curly hair  
comb         
      n  
1    a toothed device of metal, plastic, wood, etc., used for disentangling or arranging hair  
2    a tool or machine that separates, cleans, and straightens wool, cotton, etc.  
3      (Austral. and N.Z.)   the fixed cutter on a sheep-shearing machine  
4    anything resembling a toothed comb in form or function  
5    the fleshy deeply serrated outgrowth on the top of the heads of certain birds, esp. the domestic fowl  
6    anything resembling the comb of a bird  
7    a currycomb  
8    a honeycomb  
9    the row of fused cilia in a ctenophore  
10    go over (or through) with a fine-tooth(ed) comb   to examine very thoroughly  
      vb  
11    tr   to use a comb on  
12    when tr, often foll by: through   to search or inspect with great care  
the police combed the woods        (See also)        comb out  
     (Old English camb; related to Old Norse kambr, Old High German camb)  
comb.  
      abbrev. for   combining  
comb jelly  
      n      another name for a       ctenophore  
comb out  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to remove (tangles or knots) from (the hair) with a comb  
2    to isolate and remove for a purpose  
3    to survey carefully; examine systematically  
      n  
  comb-out  
4    an act of combing out  
fine-tooth comb   , fine-toothed comb         
      n  
1    a comb with fine teeth set closely together  
2    go over (or through) with a fine-tooth(ed) comb   to examine very thoroughly  

Dictionnaire anglais Collins English definition-Thesaurus  

Collins
coomb   , combe, coombe, comb         
      n  
1      (Chiefly southern English)   a short valley or deep hollow, esp. in chalk areas  
2      (Chiefly northern English)      another name for a       cirque  
     (Old English cumb (in place names), perhaps of Celtic origin; compare Old French combe small valley, also probably of Celtic origin)  


Afro-comb  
      n   a comb with a handle and long teeth used esp. on curly hair         
comb         
      n  
1    a toothed device of metal, plastic, wood, etc., used for disentangling or arranging hair  
2    a tool or machine that separates, cleans, and straightens wool, cotton, etc.  
3      (Austral. and N.Z.)   the fixed cutter on a sheep-shearing machine  
4    anything resembling a toothed comb in form or function  
5    the fleshy deeply serrated outgrowth on the top of the heads of certain birds, esp. the domestic fowl  
6    anything resembling the comb of a bird  
7    a currycomb  
8    a honeycomb  
9    the row of fused cilia in a ctenophore  
10    go over (or through) with a fine-tooth(ed) comb   to examine very thoroughly  
      vb  
11    tr   to use a comb on  
12    when tr, often foll by: through   to search or inspect with great care  
the police combed the woods        (See also)        comb out  
     (Old English camb; related to Old Norse kambr, Old High German camb)  
comb.  
      abbrev. for   combining  
comb jelly  
      n      another name for a       ctenophore  
comb out  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to remove (tangles or knots) from (the hair) with a comb  
2    to isolate and remove for a purpose  
3    to survey carefully; examine systematically  
      n  
  comb-out  
4    an act of combing out  
fine-tooth comb   , fine-toothed comb  
      n  
1    a comb with fine teeth set closely together  
2    go over (or through) with a fine-tooth(ed) comb   to examine very thoroughly  

Dictionnaire anglais Collins English definition-Thesaurus  

Collins

comb

  

      vb  
1    arrange, curry, dress, groom, untangle  
2      (of flax, wool, etc.)   card, hackle, hatchel, heckle, tease, teasel, teazle  
3      (figurative)   forage, go through with a fine-tooth comb, hunt, rake, ransack, rummage, scour, screen, search, sift, sweep  

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