Definition Comb

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Definition

to comb: to tidy your hair using a very fine brush; to search a place very carefully
verb
After I brush my teeth, I comb my hair. I like to look neat and tidy.
The astronauts combed the planet for signs of life. They looked absolutely everywhere.

a comb: a flat device like a brush with narrow pointed teeth on one edge for tidying hair
noun
a fine-toothed comb a method of examining in minute detail; a precise brush

Pronunciation examples
UK: The astronauts combed the planet for signs of life.
US: After I brush my teeth, I comb my hair.

Examples

  • "Philip combs his hair."

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