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    comb - Dictionary definition and meaning for word comb

    Definition
    (noun) a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair Definition
    (noun) the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
    Synonyms : cockscomb , coxcomb
    Definition
    (noun) any of several tools for straightening fibers Definition
    (noun) ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore Definition
    (noun) the act of drawing a comb through hair
    Synonyms : combing
    Example Sentence
    • his hair needed a comb
    Definition
    (verb) straighten with a comb
    Example Sentence
    • comb your hair
    Definition
    (verb) search thoroughly
    Synonyms : ransack
    Example Sentence
    • They combed the area for the missing child
    Definition
    (verb) smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb
    Synonyms : comb out , disentangle
    Example Sentence
    • comb your hair before dinner
    • comb the wool
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