verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of comb
OTHER WORDS FROM combcomb·less, adjectivecomb·less·ness, nounun·combed, adjectivewell-combed, adjective
Words nearby comb
Definition for comb (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for comb
So a frequency comb in visible wavelengths might be composed of light with a wavelength of 500 nanometers, 510nm, 520nm, and so on.One piece of optical hardware performs massively parallel AI calculations|John Timmer|January 7, 2021|Ars Technica
Just be careful not to mix and match the cutters and combs when you put them back together since they are arranged in matching pairs by the manufacturer.Best electric shaver: Get a smooth shave with our picks|Jeremy Helligar|December 18, 2020|Popular Science
Javidpour and her team collected comb jellies, both adults and larvae, from Kiel Fjord.
At the same time, larval comb jellies also began to disappear.
Upon landing, he was reportedly spotted wandering the tarmac with only a comb in his pocket.
Comb the coast, and you could stumble upon that dream weekend retreat.World-Famous Architects Design Dollhouses For New Charity Project|Chloë Ashby|November 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He called on Libyans to “sweep through Tripoli and comb it for traitors.”
For the next few hours, police used search dogs to comb the woods for the man.
Her readers, some of whom she calls obsessive, comb her blog and her Tweets for clues.
The scene made her tremble to such a degree that her comb fell, her hair rolled down, and she turned pale.The Lily of the Valley|Honore de Balzac
The comb comprises about thirty hexagonal cells circularly arranged, those of the circumference being lower and smaller.
At length he reached the shores divine, and thither strayed Puapae, daughter of the god, looking for her comb which she had lost.Custom and Myth|Andrew Lang
To remedy this inconvenience, and to make the comb steady, they had recourse to a most ingenious expedient.
When a row is finished it is pressed tightly to the rest of the web by means of a comb inserted into the warp.Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia|M. E. Hume-Griffith
British Dictionary definitions for comb
Word Origin for comb
Idioms and Phrases with comb
see fine-tooth comb.