noun see brush up

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • brushup — noun practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory • Syn: ↑review • Derivationally related forms: ↑brush up, ↑review (for: ↑review) • Hypernyms: ↑exercise …   Useful english dictionary

  • brushup — /brush up /, n. 1. the act or process of reviewing a subject, technique, or the like, for the purpose of renewing the memory, skill, etc.: He gave his Spanish a brushup before his trip to Mexico. 2. the act or process of eliminating or repairing… …   Universalium

  • brushup — n. practice or process of reviewing a subject or a technique to refresh the memory; act of eliminating or repairing minor defects …   English contemporary dictionary

  • War Admiral — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = War Admiral caption = War Admiral: Thoroughbred Legends by Edward L. Bowen sire = Man o War grandsire = Fair Play dam = Brushup damsire = Sweep sex = Stallion foaled = 1934 country = United States… …   Wikipedia

  • brush|up — «BRUHSH UHP», noun. 1. the act of refreshing memory or reviewing something learned, studied, etc.: »As far as I ve been able to gather from a hasty brushup on the subject, the Koreans have no ethnological ties with the Chinese (New Yorker). 2. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • brush up — verb Date: circa 1600 transitive verb 1. to improve or polish as if by brushing 2. to renew one s skill in < brush up your Spanish > intransitive verb to refresh one s memory ; renew one s skill < brush up on math > • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Buckpasser — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Buckpasser sire = Tom Fool grandsire = Menow dam = Busanda damsire = War Admiral sex = Stallion foaled = 1963 country = United States flagicon|USA colour = Bay breeder = Ogden Phipps owner = Ogden Phipps …   Wikipedia

  • Cherry Lake (horse) — Cherry Lake Sire Lake Erie Grandsire War Admiral Dam Cherao Damsire Nechao Sex Mare Foaled …   Wikipedia

  • Sweep (horse) — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Sweep caption = sire = Ben Brush grandsire = Bramble dam = Pink Domino damsire = Domino sex = Stallion foaled = 1907 country = USA flagicon|USA colour = Brown breeder = James R. Keene owner = James R.… …   Wikipedia

  • War Admiral — Rasse: Englisches Vollblut Vater: Man o War Mutter: Brushup Mutter Vater: Sweep …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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