English synonyms about - contact  

brush

noun

1 brush

A dense growth of bushes.

synonyms: brushwood, coppice, copse, thicket.

Roget 556: painting; depicting; drawing etc. v.; design; perspective, sciagraphy, skiagraphy; chiaroscuro etc. (light) 420; composition; ... show more

Roget 256: roughness etc. adj.; tooth, grain, texture, ripple; asperity, rugosity, salebrosity, corrugation, nodosity; arborescence ... show more

Dutch: bosage, bosje, bosschage, haagbos, hakhoutbosje, kreupelbosje, struikgewas, struweel
Polish: gąszcz, gąszcza, gęstwa, gęstwina



2 brush

An implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle.

Dutch: borstel, kwast, stoffer, tandenborstel

3 brush

Momentary contact.

synonym: light touch.

4 brush

Conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor.

Dutch: borstel
Polish: szczotka

5 brush

A bushy tail or part of a bushy tail (especially of the fox).

Polish: kita

6 brush

A minor short-term fight.

synonyms: clash, encounter, skirmish.

Roget 720: contention, strife; contest, contestation; struggle; belligerency; opposition etc. 708.    controversy, polemics; debate etc. (discussion) ... show more

Dutch: schermutseling
Polish: potyczka, utarczka

7 brush

The act of brushing your teeth:
— The dentist recommended two brushes a day.

synonym: brushing.

Dutch: poetsen
Polish: szczotkowanie

8 brush

The act of brushing your hair:
— He gave his hair a quick brush.

synonym: brushing.

9 brush

Contact with something dangerous or undesirable.

verb

1 brush

Rub with a brush, or as if with a brush.

2 brush

Touch lightly and briefly.

3 brush

Clean with a brush.

4 brush

Sweep across or over:
— Her long skirt brushed the floor.

synonym: sweep.

Roget 274: move quickly, trip, fisk; speed, hie, hasten, post, spank, scuttle; scud, scuddle; scour, scour the plain; scamper; ... show more

Roget 652: be clean, render clean etc. adj.; clean, cleanse; mundify, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, ... show more

5 brush

Remove with or as if with a brush.

6 brush

Cover by brushing.


Moby thesaurus: Arabia Deserta, Death Valley, Sahara, action, aerial combat, affray, air brush, air-dry, anhydrate, armored combat, art paper, attouchement, back country, backlog, backwoods, bake, ball the jack, barrel, barren, barren land ... show more.

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