combing combing  /ˈkoʊ mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of drawing a comb through hair

News

  1. Search underway for missing person

    LEWISTOWN - A Search and Rescue team is combing the banks of the Juniata River looking for a 42-year-old Lewistown man who went missing Monday night. Police said the search was called off last night and resumed at 7 a.m. this morning.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Lewistown Sentinel

  2. No hiking Monday at Mission Trails park

    Sunday's 110-acre brush fire has firefighters combing the park looking for hotspots.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

  3. Detectives combing Round Rock home

    Round Rock police are combing the area around a home Monday morning where an officer-involved shooting left two people dead less than 24 hours prior.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KXAN 36 Austin

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Quotes

  1. "Acting is kind of gay," Jackson said. "It makes you soft. You got all these people combing your hair and putting a coat over your shoulders when you're cold. I don't want a coat over my shoulders! I'm a tough-ass [individual]!"
    on Jun 1, 2010 By: Quinton Rampage Jackson Source: Yahoo! Sports (blog)

  2. Asked if he was going to take concrete steps to crackdown on the LeT, Zardari replied: "Things have been done. One step is that, we have started combing the whole region for all non-state actors, and we have made certain arrests. We will not allow...
    on Dec 13, 2008 By: Asif Ali Zardari Source: Times Now.tv

  3. "Exceedingly alarmed," Mrs. Bush wrote in her book, "the Secret Service went on full alert, combing the resort for potential poisons. In the past year, there had been several high-profile poisonings, including one with suspected nuclear material, in...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Laura Bush Source: Politics Daily (blog)

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