\kˈə͡ʊm], \kˈəʊm], \k_ˈəʊ_m]\
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- WordNet 3.0
By Princeton University
- English Dictionary Database
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
- New Age Dictionary Database
By Oddity Software
An instrument for currying hairy animals, or cleansing and smoothing their coats; a currycomb.
A toothed instrument used for separating and cleansing wool, flax, hair, etc.
The serrated vibratory doffing knife of a carding machine.
A former, commonly cone-shaped, used in hat manufacturing for hardening the soft fiber into a bat.
A tool with teeth, used for chasing screws on work in a lathe; a chaser.
The notched scale of a wire micrometer.
The collector of an electrical machine, usually resembling a comb.
The naked fleshy crest or caruncle on the upper part of the bill or hood of a cock or other bird. It is usually red.
One of a pair of peculiar organs on the base of the abdomen of scorpions.
The curling crest of a wave.
The waxen framework forming the walls of the cells in which bees store their honey, eggs, etc.; honeycomb.
The thumbpiece of the hammer of a gunlock, by which it may be cocked.
To disentangle, cleanse, or adjust, with a comb; to lay smooth and straight with, or as with, a comb; as, to comb hair or wool. See under Combing.
To roll over, as the top or crest of a wave; to break with a white foam, as waves.
Alt. of Combe
A dry measure. See Coomb.
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By Nuttall, P.Austin.
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