There are 2 translations of comb in Spanish:

comb1

Pronunciation: /kəʊm/

n

  • 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)
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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 (feminine)
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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.

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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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Word of the day casquillo
m
case …
Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.