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Noun: brushing  brú-shing
  1. The act of brushing your teeth
    "the dentist recommended two brushings a day";
    - brush
     
  2. The act of brushing your hair
    "he gave his hair a quick brushing";
    - brush
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"

Derived forms: brushings

Type of: clean, cover, dental care, hair care, haircare, hairdressing, make clean, move, remove, rub, take, take away, touch, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Brushing

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