brushless

1
[ bruhsh-lis ]
/ ˈbrʌʃ lɪs /

adjective

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

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Origin of brushless

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First recorded in 1930–35; brush1 + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM brushless

brush·less·ness, noun

Definition for brushless (2 of 2)

brushless2
[ bruhsh-lis ]
/ ˈbrʌʃ lɪs /

adjective

clear or cleared of brush: a brushless plain.

Origin of brushless

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

OTHER WORDS FROM brushless

brush·less·ness, noun
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