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  • n. Plural form of bristle.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bristle.


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  • Occasionally hairdressers have nibbled around the edges of my scalp with a straight razor, but now it's a comfortable stroking of the blade against my skin, separating off the bristles from the follicles, looking clean, feeling smooth.

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  • Hard Copy snorts and bristles, which is what I expect.

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  • The wand is very similar to the original LashBlast but the bristles are a tad longer.

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  • This brush is pretty similar to the brush of the Cover Girl Lash Blast Mascara, except here the bristles are a bit thinner and longer, and it is narrow in the middle.

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  • On the one hand they have a tendency to look to the right if I'm reading the topography right, but they also tend to clump to the black "bristles".

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  • Not the curling irons; these had 'bristles', meant to create curls and waves as it passed through the hair.

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  • Moreover, he "bristles" when he hears that people like us think he doesn't care.

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  • These "bristles" are more thickly set in young birds, but become thinner with age, until they almost totally disappear -- leaving both head and neck quite naked.

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  • Each brush contains three carbon chain "bristles" that meet at a central phenyl ring which chemically bonds to carbon atoms on the edge of the graphene flake.

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  • Instead of falsely claiming that the brushroll can clean edges, Hoover put fixed rubber "bristles" on the front edges of the cleaner.

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