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English definition of “brush”

brush

noun     /brʌʃ/
TOOL [C] A2 an object made of short , thin pieces of plastic , wire , etc fixed to a handle and used to tidy hair , to clean , to paint , etc : a stiff wire brushEquipment used for cleaningPainting and drawing materials
ACTION [no plural] the action of using a brush: I need to give my hair a quick brush.Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning and tidying places and things
the brush of sth the feeling of something touching you lightly : She felt the brush of his lips against her cheek .Touching and feelingShowing affection
a brush with sth an experience in which something unpleasant happens or almost happens : a brush with death Experiencing and suffering
(Definition of brush noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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