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Another word for brush

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Noun
  1. A brief, hostile exposure to or contact with something such as danger or opposition

      1. A minor battle in war, as one between small forces or between large forces avoiding direct conflict.
      2. A minor or preliminary conflict or dispute:
      3. To engage in a minor battle or dispute.
      1. A quarrel or argument.
      2. Matter that is added to a text.
      3. Having been added to or inserted into a text:
      1. A meeting, especially one that is unplanned, unexpected, or brief:
      2. A hostile or adversarial confrontation:
      3. To meet, especially unexpectedly; come upon:
      1. To collide with a loud, harsh, usually metallic noise:
      2. To meet in violent conflict:
      3. To be in opposition or disagreement:
    See also:

    touch

  2. Light and momentary contact with another person or thing

      1. To remove floating matter from (a liquid).
      2. To remove (floating matter) from a liquid.
      3. To embezzle (money) by taking a small portion on each transaction:
      1. To feed on growing grasses and herbage.
      2. To eat a variety of appetizers as a full meal.
      3. To eat snacks throughout the day in place of full meals.
      1. A light quick blow, jerk, or touch:
      2. The sound accompanying this motion.
      3. A light splash, dash, or daub.
    See also:

    touch

Verb
  1. To make light and momentary contact with, as in passing

      1. To remove floating matter from (a liquid).
      2. To remove (floating matter) from a liquid.
      3. To embezzle (money) by taking a small portion on each transaction:
      1. To remove the beard or other body hair from, with a razor or shaver:
      2. To cut (the beard, for example) at the surface of the skin with a razor or shaver.
      3. To crop, trim, or mow closely:
      1. To touch or caress with the lips as an expression of affection, greeting, respect, or amorousness.
      2. To touch lightly or gently:
      3. To strike lightly; brush against:
      1. To feed on growing grasses and herbage.
      2. To eat a variety of appetizers as a full meal.
      3. To eat snacks throughout the day in place of full meals.
      1. A light quick blow, jerk, or touch:
      2. The sound accompanying this motion.
      3. A light splash, dash, or daub.
    See also:

    touch

Another word for brush

Noun
  1. A brushing instrument] Common types of brushes include: bristle, fiber, wire, nail, clothes, camel's hair, hydraulic, rotary, paint, tooth, scrubbing, bottle, floor, hair, bath, dust;

  2. A touch

      1. To feed on growing grasses and herbage.
      2. To eat a variety of appetizers as a full meal.
      3. To eat snacks throughout the day in place of full meals.
      1. The act or an instance of striking, as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool; a blow or impact.
      2. The striking of a bell or gong.
      3. The sound so produced.
      1. To strike gently with a light blow or blows:
      2. To give a light rap with:
      3. To produce with a succession of light blows:
      1. To apply pressure and friction to (a surface).
      2. To clean, polish, or manipulate by the application of pressure and friction.
      3. To apply to a surface firmly and with friction:
    See also:

    touch

  3. A light encounter

  4. Underbrush

    See also:

    bush

  5. *The act of ignoring

Verb
  1. To clean by brushing

      1. To subject to light rubbing or friction, as with a cloth or paper, in order to clean or dry.
      2. To clean or dry by rubbing:
      3. To rub, move, or pass (a cloth, for example) over a surface.
      1. To move or cause to move with quick light sweeping motions:
      2. To whip (eggs or cream).
      3. To move lightly, nimbly, and rapidly.
      1. To clean or clear, as of dirt, with a broom or brush:
      2. To clear away with a broom or brush:
      3. To clear (a path or space) with a broom or brush.
    See also:

    clean

  2. To touch lightly

      1. To feed on growing grasses and herbage.
      2. To eat a variety of appetizers as a full meal.
      3. To eat snacks throughout the day in place of full meals.
      1. Having a surface free from irregularities, roughness, or projections; even.
      2. Free from waves or disturbances; calm:
      3. Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
      1. The act or an instance of striking, as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool; a blow or impact.
      2. The striking of a bell or gong.
      3. The sound so produced.
    See also:

    touch