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brush

synonym (synonym of brush)

hypernym (brush IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a bushy tail or part of a bushy tail (especially of the fox) (noun.animal)
    the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body (noun.animal)
     
  • a dense growth of bushes (noun.group)
    all the plant life in a particular region or period (noun.group)
     
  • a minor short-term fight (noun.act)
    the act of fighting; any contest or struggle (noun.act)
     
  • an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle (noun.artifact)
    instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end (noun.artifact)
     
  • clean with a brush (verb.contact)
    make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from (verb.contact)
     
  • conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor (noun.artifact)
    a device that produces or is powered by electricity (noun.artifact)
     
  • contact with something dangerous or undesirable (noun.act)
    close interaction (noun.act)
     
  • cover by brushing (verb.contact)
    provide with a covering or cause to be covered (verb.contact)
     
  • momentary contact (noun.event)
    the event of something coming in contact with the body (noun.event)
     
  • remove with or as if with a brush (verb.change)
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract (verb.change)
     
  • rub with a brush, or as if with a brush (verb.contact)
    move over something with pressure (verb.contact)
     
  • sweep across or over (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     
  • the act of brushing your hair (noun.act)
    care for the hair: the activity of washing or cutting or curling or arranging the hair (noun.act)
     
  • the act of brushing your teeth (noun.act)
    care for the teeth (noun.act)
     
  • touch lightly and briefly (verb.contact)
    make physical contact with, come in contact with (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF brush relation)

  • a dense growth of bushes (noun.group)
    an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a dense growth of cane (especially giant cane) (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a copse that shelters game (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest (noun.group)
     
  • a minor short-term fight (noun.act)
    an awkward clash (noun.act)
     
  • an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle (noun.artifact)
    a cylindrical brush on a thin shaft that is used to clean bottles (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a brush that is made with the short stiff hairs of an animal or plant (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a brush used for cleaning clothing (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a brush used to groom a person's hair (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a brush used to clean a person's fingernails (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a brush used as an applicator (to apply paint) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an artist's brush made of sable hairs (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a brush with short stiff bristles for heavy cleaning (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a brush used to apply lather prior to shaving (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    small brush; has long handle; used to clean teeth (noun.artifact)
     
  • touch lightly and briefly (verb.contact)
    scrape gently (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    touch or hit with a light, quick blow (verb.contact)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle (noun.artifact)
    a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor (noun.artifact)
    a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction (noun.artifact)
     

verb group (brush is verb group of ....)

  • remove with or as if with a brush (verb.change)
    clean with a brush (verb.contact)
     
  • sweep across or over (verb.motion)
    move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions (verb.motion)
     
  • touch lightly and briefly (verb.contact)
    sweep across or over (verb.motion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from brush)

  • a dense growth of bushes (noun.group)
    covered with or consisting of bushes or thickets (adj.all)
     
  • a minor short-term fight (noun.act)
    contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    engage in a skirmish (verb.competition)
     
  • an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle (noun.artifact)
    remove with or as if with a brush (verb.change)
     
  • rub with a brush, or as if with a brush (verb.contact)
    an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle (noun.artifact)
     
  • sweep across or over (verb.motion)
    a movement in an arc (noun.act)
     
  • touch lightly and briefly (verb.contact)
    momentary contact (noun.event)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym verb group derivation brushwood coppice light touch clash brushing sweep contact hair care dental care combat tail contretemps bottlebrush bristle brush clothesbrush hairbrush bristle grip handgrip handle electric motor generator sweep sail encounter meet skirmish bosky brushy light touch

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