Brush

  • 1Brush — (br[u^]sh), n. [OE. brusche, OF. broche, broce, brosse, brushwood, F. brosse brush, LL. brustia, bruscia, fr. OHG. brusta, brust, bristle, G. borste bristle, b[ u]rste brush. See {Bristle}, n., and cf. {Browse}.] 1. An instrument composed of… …

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  • 2Brush — Brush, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brushed} (br[u^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Brushing}.] [OE. bruschen; cf. F. brosser. See {Brush}, n.] 1. To apply a brush to, according to its particular use; to rub, smooth, clean, paint, etc., with a brush. A brushes… …

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  • 3brush — brush1 [brush] n. [ME brushe < OFr broce, brosse, bush, brushwood < VL * bruscia < Gmc * bruskaz, underbrush: for IE base see BREAST] 1. BRUSHWOOD ☆ 2. sparsely settled country, covered with wild scrub growth 3. a) a device having… …

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  • 4Brush — bezeichnet: eine Kleinstadt im US Bundesstaat Colorado, siehe Brush (Colorado) Pinsel bzw. Pinselspitzen für Grafikprogramme, siehe Digitales Malen im Leveldesign von Computerspielen das Volumen, die Wände, Decken und andere räumliche Gebilde,… …

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  • 5Brush — /brush/, n. Katharine, 1902 52, U.S. novelist and short story writer. * * * ▪ art       device composed of natural or synthetic fibres set into a handle that is used for cleaning, grooming, polishing, writing, or painting. Brushes were used by… …

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  • 6brush — brush·a·bil·i·ty; brush; brush·ite; brush·less; sage·brush; sage·brush·er; scratch·brush·er; brush·er; brush·man; …

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  • 7brush — vb Brush, graze, glance, shave, skim are comparable when they mean to touch lightly in passing. Brush implies a movement like the flick of a brush upon a surface: sometimes it suggests no more than an almost impalpable touching, but sometimes it… …

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  • 8brush|y — brush|y1 «BRUHSH ee», adjective, brush|i|er, brush|i|est. like a brush; rough and shaggy. ╂[< brush1 + y1] brush …

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  • 9brush-on — /brush on , awn /, adj. 1. fit to be applied with a brush: a brush on paint remover. n. 2. a substance that can be applied with a brush: The varnish dries more quickly than most brush ons. [adj., n. use of v. phrase brush on] * * * …

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  • 10brush — Ⅰ. brush [1] ► NOUN 1) an implement with a handle and a block of bristles, hair, or wire, used especially for cleaning, smoothing, or painting. 2) an act of brushing. 3) a slight and fleeting touch. 4) a brief encounter with something bad or… …

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  • 11brush-on — /brush on , awn /, adj. 1. fit to be applied with a brush: a brush on paint remover. n. 2. a substance that can be applied with a brush: The varnish dries more quickly than most brush ons. [adj., n. use of v. phrase brush on] …

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  • 12brush-up — see ↑brush up below. • • • Main Entry: ↑brush * * * brush off, brush up see brush v.2 5 b, 2 …

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  • 13brush — [n1] tool with bristles for cleaning besom, broom, hairbrush, mop, polisher, sweeper, toothbrush, waxer, whisk; concept 499 brush [n2] fight clash, conflict, confrontation, encounter, engagement, fracas, rub, run in, scrap, set to, skirmish, tap …

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  • 14Brush — Brush, v. i. To move nimbly in haste; to move so lightly as scarcely to be perceived; as, to brush by. [1913 Webster] Snatching his hat, he brushed off like the wind. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15Brush — Brush, CO U.S. city in Colorado Population (2000): 5117 Housing Units (2000): 1923 Land area (2000): 2.413702 sq. miles (6.251460 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.413702 sq. miles (6.251460 sq.… …

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  • 16Brush, CO — U.S. city in Colorado Population (2000): 5117 Housing Units (2000): 1923 Land area (2000): 2.413702 sq. miles (6.251460 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.413702 sq. miles (6.251460 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 17brush — index affray, confrontation (altercation) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 18brush up — index repair Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19brush up on — brush up (on (something)) to study again something you learned before. Brushing up on computer skills can be important for any worker thinking about getting a new job …

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  • 20brush up — (on (something)) to study again something you learned before. Brushing up on computer skills can be important for any worker thinking about getting a new job …

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