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    brush - Dictionary definition and meaning for word brush

    Definition
    (noun) a dense growth of bushes
    Synonyms : brushwood , coppice , copse , thicket
    Definition
    (noun) an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle Definition
    (noun) momentary contact
    Synonyms : light touch
    Definition
    (noun) conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor Definition
    (noun) a bushy tail or part of a bushy tail (especially of the fox) Definition
    (noun) a minor short-term fight
    Synonyms : clash , encounter , skirmish
    Definition
    (noun) the act of brushing your teeth
    Synonyms : brushing
    Example Sentence
    • the dentist recommended two brushes a day
    Definition
    (noun) the act of brushing your hair
    Synonyms : brushing
    Example Sentence
    • he gave his hair a quick brush
    Definition
    (noun) contact with something dangerous or undesirable
    Example Sentence
    • I had a brush with danger on my way to work
    • he tried to avoid any brushes with the police
    Definition
    (verb) rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
    Example Sentence
    • Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket
    Definition
    (verb) touch lightly and briefly
    Example Sentence
    • He brushed the wall lightly
    Definition
    (verb) clean with a brush
    Example Sentence
    • She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet
    Definition
    (verb) sweep across or over
    Synonyms : sweep
    Example Sentence
    • Her long skirt brushed the floor
    • A gasp swept cross the audience
    Definition
    (verb) remove with or as if with a brush
    Example Sentence
    • brush away the crumbs
    • brush the dust from the jacket
    • brush aside the objections
    Definition
    (verb) cover by brushing
    Example Sentence
    • brush the bread with melted butter
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