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Synonyms for brush

Synonyms for brush

light and momentary contact with another person or thing

to make light and momentary contact with, as in passing

a brief, hostile exposure to or contact with something such as danger or opposition

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momentary contact

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conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor

a bushy tail or part of a bushy tail (especially of the fox)

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a minor short-term fight

the act of brushing your teeth

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the act of brushing your hair

contact with something dangerous or undesirable

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rub with a brush, or as if with a brush

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touch lightly and briefly

clean with a brush

sweep across or over

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remove with or as if with a brush

cover by brushing

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This finding indicated that all models underestimated the numbers of small blacktip sharks caught in these mesh sizes, and these underestimates could be an artifact of the sampling design of the GULFSPAN juvenile shark survey (Carlson and Brusher, 1999).
Some historians have emphasized that Phelan attempted to mediate during the strike but was ultimately persuaded to support the employers: Issel and Cherny, San Francisco, 153; Cronin, Father Yorke, 45; Brusher, Consecrated Thunderbolt, 60.
CSCs, which are based on a restoration model, typically offer a 2- to 5-day inpatient restoration program (Bacon & Staudenmeier, 2003; Brusher, 2007).
* Most dental professionals recommend that toothbrushes be replaced every three months, or more frequently if you are an extremely vigorous brusher. Brushing carefully and gently is better and less harmful than brushing too hard.
When the truck was full, we headed off to the barn where the potatoes were run through a brusher grader.
At its best, "Agent Cody Banks" is ripe with a sense of adolescent boys' heroism fantasies--it's like a brusher, less elegant "Spider-Man"--and because some boys never outgrow such fantasies, pic will carry a certain appeal for adults.
The lab is where Jimmy invents great gadgets such as an automatic tooth brusher, a super-powered baseball glove, and a time machine -- so he can eat more cookies before dinner.
Brusher are with the National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, Panama City Facility, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, 3500 Delwood Beach Rd, Panama City, FL 32408.
"It's the brusher that makes the difference." Price says consumers have been similarly duped by ineffectual toothpaste "improvements," such as baking soda and hydrogen peroxide (which mostly just foams, says Price).
Equipment includes a steam peeler with brusher, metal detector, length grade, and dataweigher for packaging products from 450 grams to 28 kilos.
In a later edition, the Observer said the man had been identified as Mr John McCabe, 68, colliery brusher, 24 Polmaise, Cowie.
"We believe in a brusher's right to choose, and we're excited to offer a fluoride option for those brushers who want it along with charcoal," said Dubitsky.
Mr Greer, known as 'Brusher', had also worked on building sites.