Meaning of BRUSH in English


noun the bushy tail of a fox.

2. brush ·noun a tuft of hair on the mandibles.

3. brush ·noun a short contest, or trial, of speed.

4. brush ·noun branches of trees lopped off; brushwood.

5. brush ·noun to touch in passing, or to pass lightly over, as with a brush.

6. brush ·noun a thicket of shrubs or small trees; the shrubs and small trees in a wood; underbrush.

7. brush ·vi to move nimbly in haste; to move so lightly as scarcely to be perceived; as, to brush by.

8. brush ·noun to apply a brush to, according to its particular use; to rub, smooth, clean, paint, ·etc., with a brush.

9. brush ·noun a skirmish; a slight encounter; a shock or collision; as, to have a brush with an enemy.

10. brush ·add. ·noun in australia, a dense growth of vegetation in good soil, including shrubs and trees, mostly small.

11. brush ·noun to remove or gather by brushing, or by an act like that of brushing, or by passing lightly over, as wind;

— commonly with off.

12. brush ·noun the act of brushing; as, to give one's clothes a brush; a rubbing or grazing with a quick motion; a light touch; as, we got a brush from the wheel as it passed.

13. brush ·noun a bundle of flexible wires or thin plates of metal, used to conduct an electrical current to or from the commutator of a dynamo, electric motor, or similar apparatus.

14. brush ·noun an instrument composed of bristles, or other like material, set in a suitable back or handle, as of wood, bone, or ivory, and used for various purposes, as in removing dust from clothes, laying on colors, ·etc. brushes have different shapes and names according to their use; as, clothes brush, paint brush, tooth brush, ·etc.

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