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  • n  a dense growth of bushes
  • n  an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
  • n  momentary contact
  • n  conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor
  • n  a bushy tail or part of a bushy tail (especially of the fox)
  • n  a minor short-term fight
  • n  the act of brushing your teeth
    the dentist recommended two brushes a day
  • n  the act of brushing your hair
    he gave his hair a quick brush
  • n  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
  • v  rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
    Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket
  • v  touch lightly and briefly
    He brushed the wall lightly
  • v  clean with a brush
    She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet
  • v  sweep across or over
    Her long skirt brushed the floor
  • v  remove with or as if with a brush
    brush away the crumbs
    brush the dust from the jacket
    brush aside the objections
  • v  cover by brushing
    brush the bread with melted butter

  • Take a break from that ice cream to brush.
  • The Sonicare FlexCare brush comes with a charging station, a pair of brush heads (standard and compact), three brushing modes (clean, sensitive and "massage") and a pair of timed .
  • HOW IT WORKS: The brush holds a packet of special Crest formula, designed to liquefy in your mouth as you brush.
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  • Chris Bosh in The Associated Press
    It's just become part of my life, a part of my everyday life,Bosh said. "It's like you brush your teeth every day. That's how it is for me. I know as soon as I walk out the door, somebody is going to ask me something about where I'm going...
  • Barack Obama in Los Angeles Times
    Asked about the former president's "war on terror" terminology, Obama said: "We cannot paint with a broad brush a faith as a consequence of the violence that is done in that faith's name."
  • Rio Ferdinand in Scotsman
    For the people who say ...... well I've heard people say that I don't really care about this too much and I just brush it off my shoulders. Those people don't know me. Because this thing regarding USC and the NCAA is to me the closest thing to... Reggie Bush http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reggie_Bush&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFzDGZMV2Tcz7LR0j22rE5ceEnuWg Los Angeles Times (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2010/06/usc-football-reggie-bush-ncaa-investigation-penalties-new-orleans-saints.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFVH2lcp4ia9EUeE9r3tDbySTMExg Jun 16, 2010 13147 17892 brushed Unfortunately, a lady was stood by and I accidentally brushed her with my foot. I apologised profusely and went back to make sure she was OK," said Ferdinand, who captained England in their last match, a friendly in France last month. "I...

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