Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Brisk; rapid: as, a brushing gallop.
- n. In mining, that part of the roof or floor of a roadway which is removed to increase its height.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Constructed or used to brush with; as a
- adj. Brisk; light.
- n. the act of brushing your teeth
- n. the act of brushing your hair
“Do you call brushing off your shoulder and obscene gesture?”
“How old is it? one of the workers asks in Spanish, brushing the sawdust off his forearms.”
“The tips are great, especially loved the idea of brushing the pan with the butter, and making them in advance and keeping warm in the oven.”
“I also prefer scrubbing in the shower to dry brushing, which is a popular technique for exfoliating and boosting circulation.”
“And I like the idea of brushing the cakes with the pomegranate molasses!”
“ABRASION: The proportion of cement should reduce material lost to 3% or less after 50 cycles of brushing, which is an excellent performance.”
“Ginevra makes a movement that the cynical might describe as brushing”
“Either we don't have fancy electronic gadgets, or we just plain love the idea of brushing shoulders with the masters of the language in the quiet solitude of a library.”
“But enamel is subject to abrasion by certain products and even too-vigorous brushing, which is why it is important to figure out ways to reduce damage to this part of the tooth, Azer said.”
“In addition to physical therapy, staff members will help Giffords with speech and language, her cognitive ability and the skills needed to perform daily activities such as brushing her teeth and getting dressed, Francisco said.”
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