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comb

comb

 
 
pronunciation:
kom
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thin, toothed implement used to untangle, style, or hold hair.
 
definition 2: any instrument resembling the hair comb, such as a machine for carding textile fibers.
definition 3: the fleshy crest on the head of some domesticated fowl and other birds, most prominent on the male, such as the rooster.
 
similar words:
crown
definition 4: anything resembling this crest, such as the crest of a wave.
definition 5: a honeycomb, or any cell structure resembling it.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: combed, combing, combs
definition 1: to untangle, style, or hold with or as if with a comb.
definition 2: to remove with or as if with a comb.
definition 3: to search through, scrutinizing each particular.
I combed the evidence for a clue.
similar words:
rummage, scour, sift
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to roll or break, as the crest of wave.
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  bird, hair, head, hygiene, tool