There are 2 translations of comb in Spanish:

comb1

Pronunciation: /kəʊm/

n

  • 1 1.1 (for hair) peine (m), peinilla (f) (AmL) , peineta (f) (Chi) to go over sth with a fine-tooth comb examinar or revisar algo minuciosamente or con lupa
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    • This involves lifting the hair with a metal comb and burning off the ends with a lighted taper.
    • I quickly brushed my teeth and ran a comb through my hair.
    • After breaking another tooth off of my comb, I realized that my hair was the boss.
    1.2 (worn in hair) peineta (f)
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    • Besides the explosion of headbands and jeweled hair combs, watch for a continual rise in the popularity of all types of silk and couture hair flowers.
    • No hats, combs, kerchiefs or anything but hair should be on your head.
    • ‘Finished,’ I called out and pulled the gold combs out of my hair as he turned back to face me.
  • 2 (act) (no pl) your hair needs a good comb tienes que peinarte bien give your hair a quick comb pásate un peine, date una peinada (esp AmL)
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    • 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.
  • 4 (on bird) cresta (f)
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    • 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.
  • 5
    (honeycomb)
    panal (m) honey on the comb miel (f) con un trozo de panal

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There are 2 translations of comb in Spanish:

comb2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (pass a comb through) to comb sb's hair peinar a algn to comb one's hair peinarse
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    • For once, his hair had been combed neatly for the occasion.
    • Slightly built, with neatly combed gray hair and a trimmed mustache, he looks out at us through thick eyeglasses.
    • His hair had been combed neatly and he was wearing a hint of cologne when he outreached his hand for her.
    1.2 [wool/cotton] peinar
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    • The fibres damaged the skin on the women's hands if their job was to comb the flax by hand.
    • All the literature said you had to ret the fibres and then comb them, basically an industrial process.
    • They were made of long wool fibers that were first combed to straighten them, spun tightly then woven in fancy weave structures.
  • 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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    • Police are combing the streets, handing out flyers and watching airports and bus terminals.
    • Her disappearance provoked a massive public response, and hundreds of police officers combed the city streets.
    • I had been combing through the wreckage, searching for anyone that might have survived.

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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.