Definition of BRUSH

noun : BRUSH

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle ;

  • 4. (

    ) conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor ;

  • 5. (

    ) a bushy tail or part of a bushy tail (especially of the fox) ;

  • 7. (

    ) the act of brushing your teeth; "the dentist recommended two brushes a day" ;

  • 9. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : BRUSH

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) rub with a brush, or as if with a brush; "Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket" ;

  • 2. (

    ) touch lightly and briefly; "He brushed the wall lightly" ;

  • 3. (

    ) clean with a brush; "She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet" ;

  • 4. (

    ) sweep across or over; "Her long skirt brushed the floor"; "A gasp swept cross the audience" ;

  • 5. (

    ) remove with or as if with a brush; "brush away the crumbs"; "brush the dust from the jacket"; "brush aside the objections" ;

  • 6. (

    ) cover by brushing; "brush the bread with melted butter" ;


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