/ (ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃənz) /

pl n
  1. British a one-piece woollen undergarment with long sleeves and legs: Often shortened to: combs, coms US and Canadian term: union suit

Words Nearby combinations

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How to use combinations in a sentence

  • It would be interesting to know whether there is any general preference as between these two combinations.

    Children's Ways | James Sully
  • Excellent as he was as cavalry commander in the field, Murat had no head for great combinations.

    Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
  • Certain other structures are stained only by combinations of the two, and are called neutrophilic.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
  • Meadows began to play inner planet combinations that occasionally paid, though at short odds.

    Fee of the Frontier | Horace Brown Fyfe
  • Depression of these key-touches brought different combinations of stops into use on the keyboard above which they were placed.