brushless

1
[ bruhsh-lis ]
/ ˈbrʌʃ lɪs /
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adjective

requiring no brush to use or apply: brushless shaving cream.

Nearby words

  1. brush-tailed possum,
  2. brushback,
  3. brushed,
  4. brushfire,
  5. brushland,
  6. brushmark,
  7. brushpopper,
  8. brushup,
  9. brushwood,
  10. brushwork

Origin of brushless

1
First recorded in 1930–35; brush1 + -less

Related formsbrush·less·ness, noun

brushless

2
[ bruhsh-lis ]
/ ˈbrʌʃ lɪs /

adjective

clear or cleared of brush: a brushless plain.

Origin of brushless

2
First recorded in 1830–40; brush2 + -less

Related formsbrush·less·ness, noun

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