Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
comb /koum/
  • danh từ
    • cái lược
      • a rake (large-tooth, dressing) comb: lượt thưa
      • a small-tooth: lượt bí
    • (nghành dệt) bàn chải len
    • lỗ tổ ong
    • mào (gà)
      • cock's comb: mào gà
    • đỉnh, chóp, ngọn đầu (núi, sóng...)
    • (nghĩa bóng) tính kiêu ngạo
      • to cut someone's comb: làm cho ai mất kiêu ngạo, làm cho ai cụt vòi
  • ngoại động từ
    • chải (tóc, len, ngựa...)
    • (nghĩa bóng) lùng, sục
    • nội động từ
      • nổi cuồn cuộn, dập dồn (sóng)
      • to comb out
        • chải cho hết rối, gỡ (tóc)
      • lùng sục, bắt bớ, ráp (những người tình nghi...)
      • thải, thải hồi (những thứ, những người không cần thiết)
      • (thông tục) vét sạch (người để đưa ra mặt trận; hàng trong kho...)
      • to comb somebody's hair for him
        • (xem) hair
    Concise Dictionary
    +a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair
    +the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
    +a fleshy and deeply serrated outgrowth atop the heads of certain birds especially domestic fowl
    +any of several tools for straightening fibers
    +ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore
    +the act of drawing a comb through hair
    +straighten with a comb
    +search thoroughly
    +smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb

    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [C] a flat piece of plastic or metal with a row of thin teeth along one side, used for making your hair neat; a smaller version of this worn by women in their hair to hold it in place or as an ornament: He just had time to wash his face and drag a comb through his hair before going out.
    2 [C, usually sing.] the act of using a comb on your hair: Your hair needs a good comb.
    3 [C, U] = HONEYCOMB
    4 [C] the soft, red piece of flesh on the head of a male chicken
    Idioms see FINE-TOOTH COMB adj.
    + verb
    1 [VN] to pull a comb through your hair in order to make it neat: Don't forget to comb your hair! + Her hair was neatly combed back.
    2 ~ (through) sth (for sb/sth) to search sth carefully in order to find sb/sth: [VN] The police combed the area for clues. + I combed the shops looking for something to wear. + [V] They combed through the files for evidence of fraud.
    3 [VN] (technical) to make wool, cotton, etc. clean and straight using a special comb so that it can be used to make fabric
    Phrasal Verbs: comb sth<->out to pull a comb through hair in order to make it neat or to remove knots from it(also comb)
    + noun
    [C, U] a structure of cells with six sides, made by bees for holding their honey and their eggs
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 used for making your hair tidy




    a brush and comb, drag/run a comb through sth
    She ran a comb through her tangled hair.

    2 act of combing


    could do with, need
    Your hair could do with a comb!
    | give sth
    She gave her hair a comb.

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