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English definition of “brush”

brush

noun (TOOL)    /brʌʃ/
A2 [C] an object with short pieces of stiff hair, plastic, or wire fixed into a base or handle, used for cleaning, tidying the hair, or painting: I can't find my brush, but I still have my comb. You'll need a stiff brush to scrape off the rust. a clothes brush a scrubbing (US scrub) brush a pastry brushEquipment used for cleaningCare for the hairPainting and drawing materials A2 [C] used as a combining form: a hairbrush a toothbrush a paintbrushPainting and drawing materialsEquipment used for cleaningCare for the hair B2 [S] mainly UK an act of cleaning with a brush: These shoes need a good brush. Don't forget to give your hair a brush before you go out.Cleaning and tidying places and things
(Definition of brush noun (TOOL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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