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  Words related to comb

Related / Similar Words: combing, cockscomb, coxcomb, comb out, disentangle, ransack

 

Definition:
  • the act of drawing a comb through hair; "his hair needed a comb";
  • the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds;
  • ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore;
  • a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair;
  • any of several tools for straightening fibers;
  • a fleshy and deeply serrated outgrowth atop the heads of certain birds especially domestic fowl;
  • smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool";
  • search thoroughly; "They combed the area for the missing child";
  • straighten with a comb; "comb your hair"; "comb the wool";

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    Hyponyms: comb-out, teasing, fine-tooth comb, fine-toothed comb, hatchel, heckle, pocketcomb, pocket comb, currycomb, slick, slick down, sleek down, tease, fluff, hackle

     

    Part Meronyms: gallinaceous bird, gallinacean, ctenophore, comb jelly, cock, rooster, turkey cock, gobbler, tom, tom turkey

     

    Derivational Morphology: comb out, disentangle, unsnarling, untangling, disentanglement, extrication, comb-out, teasing, combing, ransacking, rummage

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: krehër   Breton: krib and kribenn  
    Bulgarian: гребен   Catalan: pinta  
    Croatian: češalj   Dutch: kam  
    Finnish: harjaheltta and kampa   French: peigne  
    German: Kamm   Hebrew: מסרק  
    Hungarian: fésű   Indonesian: sisir  
    Interlingua: pectine   Italian: cresta and pettine  
    Japanese:   Korean: and  
    Latin: pecten   Malay: sikat  
    Persian: شانه   Polish: grzebień  
    Portuguese: pente   Romanian: pieptene  
    Russian: гребень and расчёска   Serbian: češalj  
    Slovene: glavnik and greben   Spanish: cresta and peine  
    Swedish: kam   Telugu: దువ్వెన  
    Vietnamese: mào  
     
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