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[n] - a fleshy and deeply serrated outgrowth atop the heads of certain birds especially domestic fowl 2. [n] - any of several tools for straightening fibers 3. [n] - a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge 4. [n] - ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore 5. [n] - the fleshy red crest on the head of the d...
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Comb

Comb noun [ Anglo-Saxon camb ; akin to Swedish , Dan., & Dutch kam , Icelandic kambr , German kamm , Greek ... a grinder tooth, Sanskrit jambha tooth.] 1. An instrument with teeth, for straightening, cleansing, and adjusting the hair, or for keeping it in pla...
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Comb

Comb transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Combed ; present participle & verbal noun Combing .] To disentangle, cleanse, or adjust, with a comb; to lay smooth and straight with, or as with, a comb; as, to comb hair or wool. ...
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Comb

Comb intransitive verb [ See Comb , noun , 5.] (Nautical) To roll over, as the top or crest of a wave; to break with a white foam, as waves.
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Comb

Comb noun A dry measure. See Coomb .
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comb

combing noun the act of drawing a comb through hair; `his hair needed a comb`
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comb

noun ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore
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comb

noun a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair
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comb

noun a fleshy and deeply serrated outgrowth atop the heads of certain birds especially domestic fowl
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comb

comb out verb smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; `comb your hair before dinner`; `comb the wool`
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comb

verb search thoroughly; `They combed the area for the missing child`
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comb

coxcomb noun the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
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Comb

• (n.) One of a pair of peculiar organs on the base of the abdomen of scorpions. • (n.) An instrument with teeth, for straightening, cleansing, and adjusting the hair, or for keeping it in place. • (n.) The serrated vibratory doffing knife of a carding machine. • (n.) The curling crest of a wave. • (n.) To roll over, as the...
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comb

(from the article `art and architecture, Oceanic`) A series of combs found in a sacred deposit at Kauri Point Swamp on New Zealand`s North Island illuminates the development of forms in the 16th to ...
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Comb

[disambiguation] A comb is a toothed device used for straightening and cleaning hair or fibers. Comb may also refer to: ...
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Comb

a mass of six-sided cells made by honey bees in which brood is reared and honey and pollen are stored; composed of two layers united at their bases.
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comb

a part of an overhang packing in the shape of a comb
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Comb

A comb is an instrument with teeth, formerly made of tortoise-shell, ivory, horn, wood, bone or metal and now most often made from plastic, used for dressing the hair, and by women for keeping the hair in its place when dressed. Combs have been used from the earliest times by all races of people.
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Comb

A comb is a toothed instrument for arranging and smoothing hair. Combs have been used at least since the times of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans.
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Comb

a mass of six-sided cells made by honey bees in which brood is reared and honey and pollen are stored; composed of two layers united at their bases.
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Comb

A back-to-back structure of beeswax created by bees, and composed of horizontal, hexagonal cells joined by a median midrib; used to store honey, pollen or used to raise brood.
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Comb

[anatomy] A comb is a fleshy growth or crest on the top of the head of gallinaceous birds, such as turkeys, pheasants, and domestic chickens. Its alternative name cockscomb (spelling variations abound) is because combs are generally larger on males than on females (a male gallinaceous bird is called a cock). There can be several fleshy prot...
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Comb

A comb is a toothed device used for styling, cleaning and managing hair and scalp. Combs are among the oldest tools found by archaeologists, having been discovered in very refined forms from settlements dating back to 5,000 years ago in Persia. Combs consist of a shaft and teeth that are placed at a perpendicular angle to the shaft. Combs can be m...
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Comb

a mass of six-sided cells made by honey bees in which brood is reared and honey and pollen are stored; composed of two layers united at their bases.
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