comb comb  /ˈkoʊm/


  1. (n) a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair
  2. (n) the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
  3. (n) any of several tools for straightening fibers
  4. (n) ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore
  5. (n) the act of drawing a comb through hair
  6. (v) straighten with a comb
  7. (v) search thoroughly
  8. (v) smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb

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  1. Colin Farrell shines in hilarious trailer for 'Horrible Bosses' VIDEO

    Colin Farrell, comb-over and potbelly included, steals the show in the newly released trailer for "Horrible Bosses". The comedy to be released on July 8 stars Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day and Jennifer Anniston alongside Farrell.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Grooming can turn up some hairy situations

    Q: I'm a professional groomer, and I get physically sick to my stomach at how bad some dogs are when they come in. Can you tell people to pick up a brush and comb now and then?
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Philadelphia Daily News

  3. Police comb large rural area for missing Berea teen

    State Police, rescue squads and others combed a rural area Friday afternoon for any sign of a missing teenager.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: WKYT Lexington

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  1. "We've been going through this with a fine-toothed comb," Chiarelli said. "There's differences in their game, there's subtle differences in their personality. But they're really close."
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Peter Chiarelli Source: The Associated Press

  2. The feud continued this week when O'Donnell posted this entry on her website: "so what happens/ when u say the emperor has no clothes/ the comb over goes ballistic/ via phone to mr king."
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: Rosie O Donnell Source: USA Today

  3. "I will be going through every request for an increase with a fine-tooth comb to make sure the increases are as low as they can be," Ms Roxon said.
    on Dec 17, 2008 By: Nicola Roxon Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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