from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a nap produced by brushing: a dress made of brushed cotton.
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- adj. rubbed, especially as a finish.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of brush.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. p. p. of brush.
- adj. having a soft nap produced by brushing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of hair or clothing) groomed with a brush
- adj. (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing
- adj. touched lightly in passing; grazed against
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The word brushed against my hair, and his breath sent shivers across my scalp.
McDonnell campaign spokesman Tucker Martin brushed off the Democratic criticism.
In that way, the British hi-fi maker is just like the equipment it produces: for years, it has been known for making hi-fi separates, usually in brushed aluminium, which command a premium price for their remarkable sound, if not their looks.
All of the cooking equipment and kitchen trim is in brushed aluminum, creating slick, clean modern lines, contrasting to the dark wood feel throughout.
It looks like my worst nightmare, in brushed metal.
Sundin brushed off Staios and skated from behind the net before stuffing it past Rolson at 10: 55 of the third.
He was aware that she watched him, aware of her breath, and the way her skin brushed softly against the material of her blouse.
These insects should be brushed from the victim's skin promptly with deliberate movements to prevent additional stings.
Baldwin brushed that off while improving to 6-0 with a stingy
Under the most propitious circumstances enough bloom is brushed from the romance by matters of laundry, Easter hats, boiled eggs and household accounts.