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brush


In dictionary for phrase brush was found total 27 words.

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brush kartáč
brush kartáček n:
brush kartáčování n:
brush kartáčovat v:
brush kartáčovat v:
brush křoví
brush křovina n:
brush nedělej
brush ocas n:
brush oháňka n:
brush ohon n:
brush okartáčování n:
brush smetáček n:
brush smeták n:
brush šarvátka n:
brush štětec n:
brush štětka n:
brush uhlík n:
brush vykartáčovat v:
Brush Štětec Med.
brush kartáček IT
brush štětec IT
Brush Koště GB
Brush Kartáč
brush mašlovat Cereals dictionary
brush kartáčovat Cereals dictionary
brush mašlovat Cereals dictionary

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brush

Definition:

BrushAn instrument composed of bristles, or other like material, set in a suitable back or handle, as of wood, bone, or ivory, and used for various purposes, as in removing dust from clothes, laying on colors, etc. Brushes have different shapes and names according to their use; as, clothes brush, paint brush, tooth brush, etc.
BrushThe bushy tail of a fox.
BrushA tuft of hair on the mandibles.
BrushBranches of trees lopped off; brushwood.
BrushA thicket of shrubs or small trees; the shrubs and small trees in a wood; underbrush.
BrushA bundle of flexible wires or thin plates of metal, used to conduct an electrical current to or from the commutator of a dynamo, electric motor, or similar apparatus.
BrushThe act of brushing; as, to give one's clothes a brush; a rubbing or grazing with a quick motion; a light touch; as, we got a brush from the wheel as it passed.
BrushA skirmish; a slight encounter; a shock or collision; as, to have a brush with an enemy.
BrushA short contest, or trial, of speed.
BrushTo apply a brush to, according to its particular use; to rub, smooth, clean, paint, etc., with a brush.
BrushTo touch in passing, or to pass lightly over, as with a brush.
BrushTo remove or gather by brushing, or by an act like that of brushing, or by passing lightly over, as wind; -- commonly with off.
BrushTo move nimbly in haste; to move so lightly as scarcely to be perceived; as, to brush by.

Synonyms:

brushing, brushing, brushwood, thicket, coppice, copse, clash, encounter, skirmish, light touch, sweep,
brushwood, coppice, copse, thicket, light touch, clash, encounter, skirmish, brushing, botany, combat, contact, dental care, electrical device, fight, fighting, flora, hair care, haircare, hairdressing, implement, scrap, touch, touching, vegetation,

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Number of lists: 14
(noun) brushwood|coppice|copse|thicket|vegetation (generic term)|flora (generic term)|botany (generic term)
(noun) implement (generic term)
(noun) light touch|touch (generic term)|touching (generic term)
(noun) electrical device (generic term)
(noun) clash|encounter|skirmish|fight (generic term)|fighting (generic term)|combat (generic term)|scrap (generic term)
(noun) brushing|dental care (generic term)
(noun) brushing|hair care (generic term)|haircare (generic term)|hairdressing (generic term)
(noun) contact (generic term)
(verb) rub (generic term)
(verb) touch (generic term)
(verb) clean (generic term)|make clean (generic term)
(verb) sweep|move (generic term)
(verb) remove (generic term)|take (generic term)|take away (generic term)|withdraw (generic term)
(verb) cover (generic term)

Antonyms:

Nothing antonyms found for term: brush

 Flag United states of America round flag English explanatory dictionary

n. & v. --n. 1 an implement with bristles, hair, wire, etc. varying in firmness set into a block or projecting from the end of a handle, for any of various purposes, esp. cleaning or scrubbing, painting, arranging the hair, etc. 2 the application of a brush; brushing. 3 a (usu. foll. by with) a short esp. unpleasant encounter (a brush with the law). b a skirmish. 4 a the bushy tail of a fox. b a brushlike tuft. 5 Electr. a a piece of carbon or metal serving as an electrical contact esp. with a moving part. b (in full brush discharge) a brushlike discharge of sparks. 6 esp. US & Austral. a undergrowth, thicket; small trees and shrubs. b US such wood cut in faggots. c land covered with brush. d Austral. dense forest. 7 Austral. & NZ sl. a girl or young woman. --v. 1 tr. a sweep or scrub or put in order with a brush. b treat (a surface) with a brush so as to change its nature or appearance. 2 tr. a remove (dust etc.) with a brush. b apply (a liquid preparation) to a surface with a brush. 3 tr. & intr. graze or touch in passing. 4 intr. perform a brushing action or motion. øbrush aside dismiss or dispose of (a person, idea, etc.) curtly or lightly. brushed aluminium aluminium with a lustreless surface. brushed fabric fabric brushed so as to raise the nap. brush off rebuff; dismiss abruptly. brush-off n. a rebuff; an abrupt dismissal. brush over paint lightly. brush turkey Austral. a large mound-building bird, Alectura lathami. brush up 1 clean up or smarten. 2 revive one's former knowledge of (a subject). brush-up n. the process of cleaning up. øøbrushlike adj. brushy adj. [ME f. OF brosse],

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Merrian-Webster dictionary

Term Word class Description
brush nouna : an act of brushing b : a quick light touch or momentary contact in passing
brush nouna : scrub vegetation b : land covered with scrub vegetation
brush nouna brief encounter or skirmish
brush intransitive verbto move lightly or heedlessly
brush transitive verbto pass lightly over or across : touch gently against in passing

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