comb through

phr verb
Comb through is used with these nouns as the object: ↑wreckage

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  • comb through — ˌcomb ˈthrough [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they comb through he/she/it combs through present participle combing through past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • comb through — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms comb through : present tense I/you/we/they comb through he/she/it combs through present participle combing through past tense combed through past participle combed through comb through something to search… …   English dictionary

  • comb — ► NOUN 1) an article with a row of narrow teeth, used for untangling or arranging the hair. 2) a device for separating and dressing textile fibres. 3) the red fleshy crest on the head of a domestic fowl, especially a cock. 4) a honeycomb. ► VERB… …   English terms dictionary

  • comb something out — ˌcomb sthˈout derived to pull a ↑comb through hair in order to make it neat or to remove knots from it Main entry: ↑combderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • comb — comb1 [kəum US koum] n [: Old English; Origin: camb] 1.) a flat piece of plastic, metal etc with a row of thin teeth on one side, used for making your hair look tidy →↑brush 2.) a small flat piece of plastic, metal etc with a row of thin teeth on …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • comb — comb1 [ koum ] noun * 1. ) count an object that you pull through your hair to make it neat, with a row of thin pointed parts called teeth a ) singular BRITISH the process of making your hair neat with a comb: He gave his hair a quick comb. 2. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • comb — 1 noun 1 (C) a flat piece of plastic, metal etc with a row of thin teeth on one side, used for making your hair tidy 2 (C) a small flat piece of plastic, metal etc with a row of thin teeth on one side, used for keeping your hair back or for… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • comb. — 1. combination. 2. combined. 3. combining. 4. combustion. * * * comb1 «kohm», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a piece of metal, rubber, plastic, or bone, with teeth, used to arrange or straighten the hair, or to hold it in place: »She ran a comb through… …   Useful english dictionary

  • comb´like´ — comb1 «kohm», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a piece of metal, rubber, plastic, or bone, with teeth, used to arrange or straighten the hair, or to hold it in place: »She ran a comb through her hair to get out the snarls. b) = currycomb. (Cf. ↑currycomb) 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • comb´less — comb1 «kohm», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a piece of metal, rubber, plastic, or bone, with teeth, used to arrange or straighten the hair, or to hold it in place: »She ran a comb through her hair to get out the snarls. b) = currycomb. (Cf. ↑currycomb) 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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