Pronunciation: kōm; 110
n.1.An instrument with teeth, for straightening, cleansing, and adjusting the hair, or for keeping it in place.
2.An instrument for currying hairy animals, or cleansing and smoothing their coats; a currycomb.
3.(Manuf. & Mech.) A toothed instrument used for separating and cleansing wool, flax, hair, etc.
4.(Zool.) The naked fleshy crest or caruncle on the upper part of the bill or hood of a cock or other bird. It is usually red.
5.The curling crest of a wave.
6.The waxen framework forming the walls of the cells in which bees store their honey, eggs, etc.; honeycomb.
When the bee doth leave her comb.
- Shak.
7.The thumbpiece of the hammer of a gunlock, by which it may be cocked.
v. t.1.To disentangle, cleanse, or adjust, with a comb; to lay smooth and straight with, or as with, a comb; as, to comb hair or wool. See under Combing.
[imp. & p. p. Combed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Combing.]
Comb down his hair; look, look! it stands upright.
- Shak.
v. i.1.(Naut.) To roll over, as the top or crest of a wave; to break with a white foam, as waves.
n.1.That unwatered portion of a valley which forms its continuation beyond and above the most elevated spring that issues into it.
1.A dry measure. See Coomb.
Noun1.comb - a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair
2.comb - the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
Synonyms: coxcomb, cockscomb
3.comb - a fleshy and deeply serrated outgrowth atop the heads of certain birds especially domestic fowl
4.comb - any of several tools for straightening fibers
5.comb - ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore
6.comb - the act of drawing a comb through hair; "his hair needed a comb"
Synonyms: combing
Verb1.comb - straighten with a comb; "comb your hair"; "comb the wool"
2.comb - search thoroughly; "They combed the area for the missing child"
Synonyms: ransack
3.comb - smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool"
To dream that you combing your hair, suggests your need to organize and sort your thoughts. You need to find or search for some elements that are not clear to you in a situation or relationship. *Please see also Hair:be poised, beat, billow, break, card, crash, curry, dash, ebb and flow, examine, forage, grub, hackle, hatchel, heave, heckle, inspect, investigate, lift, look all over, look everywhere, peak, popple, probe, rake, ransack, rifle, rise, rise and fall, roll, rummage, scend, scour, scrutinize, search, search high heaven, send, separate, shake, shake down, sift, smash, surge, swell, toss, turn inside out, turn upside down, undulate, wave, winnow
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