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Adjective: brushed  brúsht
  1. Touched lightly in passing; grazed against
    "of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one"
     
  2. (of hair or clothing) groomed with a brush
    "with shining hair neatly brushed"; "the freshly brushed clothes hung in the closet"
     
  3. (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing
    "a dress of brushed cotton";
    - fleecy, napped
Verb: brush  brúsh
  1. Rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
    "Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket"
     
  2. Touch lightly and briefly
    "He brushed the wall lightly"
     
  3. Clean with a brush
    "She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet"
     
  4. Move across a surface or touching a surface
    "Her long skirt brushed the floor";
    - sweep
     
  5. Remove with or as if with a brush
    "brush away the crumbs"; "brush the dust from the jacket"; "brush aside the objections"
     
  6. Cover by brushing
    "brush the bread with melted butter"

See also: groomed, soft, touched

Type of: clean, cover, make clean, move, remove, rub, take, take away, touch, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Brush, California