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Brush

Pronunciation: brŭsht
n.1.An instrument composed of bristles, or other like material, set in a suitable back or handle, as of wood, bone, or ivory, and used for various purposes, as in removing dust from clothes, laying on colors, etc. Brushes have different shapes and names according to their use; as, clothes brush, paint brush, tooth brush, etc.
2.The bushy tail of a fox.
3.(Zool.) A tuft of hair on the mandibles.
4.Branches of trees lopped off; brushwood.
5.A thicket of shrubs or small trees; the shrubs and small trees in a wood; underbrush.
6.land covered with brush{5}; in Australia, a dense growth of vegetation in good soil, including shrubs and trees, mostly small.
7.(Elec.) A bundle of flexible wires or thin plates of metal, used to conduct an electrical current to or from the commutator of a dynamo, electric motor, or similar apparatus.
8.The act of brushing; as, to give one's clothes a brush; a rubbing or grazing with a quick motion; a light touch; as, we got a brush from the wheel as it passed.
9.A skirmish; a slight encounter; a shock or collision; as, to have a brush with an enemy; a brush with the law.
10.A short contest, or trial, of speed.
Let us enjoy a brush across the country.
- Cornhill Mag.
Electrical brush
a form of the electric discharge characterized by a brushlike appearance of luminous rays diverging from an electrified body.
v. t.1.To apply a brush to, according to its particular use; to rub, smooth, clean, paint, etc., with a brush.
[imp. & p. p. Brushed (brŭsht); p. pr. & vb. n. Brushing.]
2.To touch in passing, or to pass lightly over, as with a brush.
3.To remove or gather by brushing, or by an act like that of brushing, or by passing lightly over, as wind; - commonly with off.
And from the boughts brush off the evil dew.
- Milton.
To brush aside
to remove from one's way, as with a brush.
To brush away
to remove, as with a brush or brushing motion.
To brush up
to paint, or make clean or bright with a brush; to cleanse or improve; to renew.
v. i.1.To move nimbly in haste; to move so lightly as scarcely to be perceived; as, to brush by.
Noun1.brush - a dense growth of bushes
2.brush - an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
3.brush - momentary contact
Synonyms: light touch
4.brush - conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor
5.brush - a minor short-term fight
6.Brushbrush - the act of brushing your teeth; "the dentist recommended two brushes a day"
Synonyms: brushing
7.brush - the act of brushing your hair; "he gave his hair a quick brush"
Synonyms: brushing
8.brush - contact with something dangerous or undesirable; "I had a brush with danger on my way to work"; "he tried to avoid any brushes with the police"
Verb1.brush - rub with a brush, or as if with a brush; "Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket"
2.brush - touch lightly and briefly; "He brushed the wall lightly"
3.brush - clean with a brush; "She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet"
4.brush - sweep across or over; "Her long skirt brushed the floor"; "A gasp swept cross the audience"
Synonyms: sweep
5.brush - remove with or as if with a brush; "brush away the crumbs"; "brush the dust from the jacket"; "brush aside the objections"
6.brush - cover by brushing; "brush the bread with melted butter"
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Translate Brush to Spanish, Translate Brush to German, Translate Brush to French
Browse
brunette
Brunfelsia
Brunfelsia americana
Brunhild
Brunion
Brunn
Brunnhilde
Bruno
Bruno Walter
Brunonian
Brunswick
Brunswick black
Brunswick green
Brunswick stew
Brunt
Brusa
-- Brush --
brush aside
brush bird
brush cut
brush discharge
brush down
brush fire
brush kangaroo
brush off
brush on
Brush turkey
brush up
Brush wheel
brush wolf
brush-footed butterfly
brush-off
brush-tail porcupine
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