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comb

Pronunciación: /kəʊm/

Traducción de comb en español:

noun/nombre

  • 2 (act) (no plural/sin plural) your hair needs a good comb tienes que peinarte bien give your hair a quick comb pásate un peine, date una peinada (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina)
    Example sentences
    • Giving my hair a quick comb through with my fingers I turned around to see that the door was open.
    • With a quick comb of her hair, and the applying of a light coat of make-up and a flowery fragrance, she was out the door.
    • I've taken to wearing baseball caps instead of having a slight comb in the morning.
  • 3 (for disentangling fibres) carda (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • If a comb was used, this would be to get the fibres parallel.
  • 4 (on bird) cresta (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Resplendent in bright orange, black and red, his comb, wattles and ear lobes have been shorn off.
    • Cracids may have a casque, hard comb, wattle or fleshy knob at the base of the bill.
    • As in other grouse species, red grouse combs are larger and brighter in males, and their size is testosterone-dependent.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (pass a comb through) to comb sb's hair peinar a algn to comb one's hair peinarse 1.2 [wool/cotton] peinar
  • 2 (search) [area/field] peinar, rastrear; [files/archives] rebuscar* ento comb sth for sth they combed the area for survivors/clues peinaron or rastrearon la zona en busca de supervivientes/ pistas I combed the newspaper for the story repasé el periódico de arriba abajo buscando el artículo

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