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Definitions of brush:
  • noun:   contact with something dangerous or undesirable
    Example: "I had a brush with danger on my way to work"
  • noun:   the act of brushing your hair
    Example: "He gave his hair a quick brush"
  • noun:   the act of brushing your teeth
    Example: "The dentist recommended two brushes a day"
  • noun:   a minor short-term fight
  • noun:   an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
  • noun:   conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor
  • noun:   momentary contact
  • noun:   a dense growth of bushes
  • verb:   remove with or as if with a brush
    Example: "Brush away the crumbs"
  • verb:   touch lightly and briefly
    Example: "He brushed the wall lightly"
  • verb:   rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
    Example: "Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket"
  • verb:   clean with a brush
    Example: "She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet"
  • verb:   cover by brushing
    Example: "Brush the bread with melted butter"
  • verb:   sweep across or over
    Example: "Her long skirt brushed the floor"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #5206)

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See brush used in context: 5 poetry verses, 2 Shakespeare works, 13 definitions

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