Origin of comb
OTHER WORDS FROM combcomb·less, adjectivecomb·less·ness, nounun·combed, adjectivewell-combed, adjective
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How to use comb in a sentence
These can be a bit sturdier than an individual, adjustable guide comb, and often work better for longer beards.The best beard trimmer: Shape your facial hair with ease|Carsen Joenk|January 19, 2021|Popular-Science
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.
When she first launched paridust, Ehsan would comb her own closet for her artistic stylings.She's Got the Look: How Pari Ehsan Marries Fashion and Art|Allison McNearney|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Upon landing, he was reportedly spotted wandering the tarmac with only a comb in his pocket.
I ask Cuco how The Verne Club gets illegal, over-proof alcohol like absinthe through the fine-toothed comb of Argentine customs.
Impending indictment for felony comb-over rumored to have played a part in the decision.Up to a Point: PJ on Sochi Stray Dog Stew and 1-800-F*CKYOU|P. J. O’Rourke|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the script, David wrote that he wanted the character Christian Bale played to have a comb-over.
He leaves orders that these fellers behind are t' comb the country till he calls 'em off.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
His hair relieved this somewhat, for it was white and always stood gaily on end, defying brush and comb.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
The red comb on the top of his head has teeth like a carpenter's saw, and is so large it will not stand up straight.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
The poor beast has no ears left and his mane is all notched like an old broken comb; but Roger loves him.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France
The objects in the engraving are probably the shears, comb, ladle, and an unknown instrument used for cleansing wool.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
British Dictionary definitions for comb
Word Origin for comb
Other Idioms and Phrases with comb
see fine-tooth comb.