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comb meaning and definition

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COMB noun

Definition of comb (noun)

  1. a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair
  2. the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
  3. any of several tools for straightening fibers
  4. ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore
  5. the act of drawing a comb through hair
    • "his hair needed a comb"
    • synonyms: combing

COMB verb

Definition of comb (verb)

  1. straighten with a comb
    • "comb your hair"
  2. search thoroughly
    • "They combed the area for the missing child"
    • synonyms: ransack
  3. smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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