toothcomb

toothcomb
n
частий гребінь

to go with a toothcomb — образ. "прочісувати", ретельно оглядати /обшукувати/


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  • toothcomb — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ used with reference to a very thorough search: the police went over the area with a fine toothcomb. USAGE The forms toothcomb and fine toothcomb arose from a misreading of the compound noun fine tooth comb, i.e. a comb with narrow …   English terms dictionary

  • toothcomb — The expression toothcomb or (fine toothcomb) arose from a misreading of the compound noun fine tooth comb (i.e. a comb with fine teeth). Purists will insist on the original form, but the altered form follows the familiar pattern of idioms that… …   Modern English usage

  • Toothcomb — This article is about the tooth structure, for the comb see nit comb. A toothcomb (tooth comb, dental comb) is an anatomical structure found in certain prosimians, in particular those in the suborder Strepsirrhini, which includes lemurs, galagos… …   Wikipedia

  • toothcomb — /ˈtuθkoʊm/ (say toohthkohm) noun 1. a comb with very fine teeth, usually at each edge. –phrase 2. with a fine toothcomb, in great detail; very painstakingly. {tooth + comb1} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • toothcomb — noun An anatomical structure found in certain primates consisting of long, flat teeth with microscopic grooves, and used for grooming the fur …   Wiktionary

  • toothcomb — noun Brit. used with reference to a very thorough search: the police went over the area with a fine toothcombining Origin orig. from a misreading of the compound noun fine tooth comb …   English new terms dictionary

  • toothcomb — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Britain : a comb with fine teeth * * * toothˈcomb noun A fine tooth(ed) comb (qv under ↑fine1) • • • Main Entry: ↑tooth …   Useful english dictionary

  • fine toothcomb — see toothcomb …   Modern English usage

  • fine-toothcomb — fine tooth comb (fīnʹto͞othʹ) or fine toothed comb ( to͞othtʹ, to͞othdʹ) n. 1. A comb with teeth set close together. 2. A method of searching or investigating in minute detail: examined the figures with a fine toothed comb but found no errors. *… …   Universalium

  • Slow loris — For the denial of service attack, see Slowloris. Slow lorises[1] Sunda slow loris Nycticebus coucang …   Wikipedia

  • Mesopropithecus — globiceps skull Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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