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Brush

Definition

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

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