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Comp

To play a jazz accompaniment, as on a piano or guitar.
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Comb

A comb is a tool consisting of a shaft that holds a row of teeth for pulling through the hair to clean, untangle, or style it. Combs have been used since prehistoric times, having been discovered in very refined forms from settlements dating back to 5,000 years ago in Persia.
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Comp

Comped, comp·ing, comps To give (someone) something of value, such as a ticket or a hotel room, free of charge
Each performer was allowed to comp two guests.
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Comb

A thin toothed strip, as of plastic, used to smooth, arrange, or fasten the hair.
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Comp

To give (something of value, such as a ticket or a hotel room) free of charge
The customers' meal was comped after they complained about the service.
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Comb

An implement, such as one for dressing and cleansing wool or other fiber, that resembles a hair comb in shape or use.
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Comp

Something of value, such as a ticket for admission or a book, given free of charge
The first caller to the radio station received four comps to a rock concert.
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Comb

A currycomb.
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Comp

A person who receives something of value free of charge
The audience at the play consisted of 80 paying customers and 20 comps.
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Comb

The fleshy crest or ridge that grows on the crown of the head of domestic fowl and other birds and is most prominent in the male.
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Comp

Clipping of complimentary
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Comb

Something suggesting a fowl's comb in appearance or position.
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Comp

Clipping of comparative
Comp lit[erature]
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Comb

A honeycomb.
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Comp

Clipping of compensatory or compensating
Comp time
Comp pay
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Comb

To arrange or groom (the hair) with or as with a comb
Combed her hair with a comb.
Combed his hair with his fingers.
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Comp

Alternative form of comp.
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Comb

To move through or pass across with a raking action
The wind combed the wheatfields.
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Comp

Clipping of competition
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Comb

To straighten and separate (wool or other fibers) using a comb.
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Comp

(design) comprehensive layout, a graphic design showing final proposed layout of text and images.
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Comb

To search thoroughly; look through
Combed the dresser drawers for a lost bracelet.
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Comp

(education) comprehensive examination
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Comb

To eliminate with or as with a comb
Combed the snarls out of his hair.
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Comp

Clipping of comprehensive school
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Comb

To roll and break. Used of waves.
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Comp

Clipping of complimentary ticket or item
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Comb

To make a thorough search
Combed through the file for the contract.
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Comp

Clipping of comparable
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Comb

A toothed implement:
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Comp

(informal) compensation
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Comb

A toothed implement for grooming the hair or (formerly) for keeping it in place.
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Comp

Clipping of composite
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Comb

A machine used in separating choice cotton fibers from worsted cloth fibers.
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Comp

Clipping of comp card
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Comb

The toothed plate at the top and bottom of an escalator that prevents objects getting trapped between the moving stairs and fixed landings.
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Comp

Clipping of composition
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Comb

A toothed tool used for chasing screws on work in a lathe; a chaser.
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Comp

Clipping of compositor
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Comb

The notched scale of a wire micrometer.
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Comp

Clipping of comptroller
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Comb

The collector of an electrical machine, usually resembling a comb.
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Comp

Clipping of computer, especially a desktop computer.
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Comb

A toothed plate used for creating wells in agar gels for electrophoresis.
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Comp

Clipping of compilation
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Comb

(weaving) A toothed wooden pick used to push the weft thread tightly against the previous pass of thread to create a tight weave.
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Comp

Clipping of computer science, especially an academic program.
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Comb

One of a pair of peculiar organs on the base of the abdomen in scorpions, with which they comb substrate.
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Comp

Clipping of compensation
Workmen's comp
Disability comp
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Comb

A crest:
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Comp

To accompany, in music.
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Comb

A fleshy growth on the top of the head of some birds and reptiles; crest.
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Comp

(transitive) To compose (a visual design); to make a composite.
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Comb

(by extension) A crest (of metal, leather, etc) on a piece of armor, especially on a helmet.
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Comp

(transitive) To provide (someone) with a complimentary item, such as a ticket.
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Comb

The top part of a gun’s stock.
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Comp

(transitive) To provide a complimentary item, such as a ticket.
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Comb

A structure of hexagon cells made by bees for storing honey; honeycomb.
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Comp

Clipping of compile
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Comb

(music) The main body of a harmonica containing the air chambers and to which the reed plates are attached.
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Comb

A former, commonly cone-shaped, used in hat manufacturing for hardening soft fibre.
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Comb

An old English measure of corn equal to the half quarter.
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Comb

The curling crest of a wave; a comber.
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Comb

A connected and reduced curve with irreducible components consisting of a smooth subcurve (called the handle) and one or more additional irreducible components (called teeth) that each intersect the handle in a single point that is unequal to the unique point of intersection for any of the other teeth.
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Comb

A kind of vertical plate in a lode.
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Comb

(rare) combination {{rfex}}
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Comb

Alternative form of combe
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Comb

(dialectal) coomb#Etymology 1
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Comb

To groom with a toothed implement, especially a comb.
I need to comb my hair before we leave the house.
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Comb

(transitive) To separate choice cotton fibers from worsted cloth fibers.
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Comb

(transitive) To search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb.
Police combed the field for evidence after the assault.
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Comb

To roll over, as the top or crest of a wave; to break with a white foam, as waves.
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Comb

To turn a vessel parallel to (the track of) (a torpedo) so as to reduce one's size as a target.
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Comb

An instrument with teeth, for straightening, cleansing, and adjusting the hair, or for keeping it in place.
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Comb

An instrument for currying hairy animals, or cleansing and smoothing their coats; a currycomb.
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Comb

A toothed instrument used for separating and cleansing wool, flax, hair, etc.
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Comb

The naked fleshy crest or caruncle on the upper part of the bill or hood of a cock or other bird. It is usually red.
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Comb

The curling crest of a wave.
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Comb

The waxen framework forming the walls of the cells in which bees store their honey, eggs, etc.; honeycomb.
When the bee doth leave her comb.
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Comb

The thumbpiece of the hammer of a gunlock, by which it may be cocked.
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Comb

That unwatered portion of a valley which forms its continuation beyond and above the most elevated spring that issues into it.
A gradual rise the shelving combeDisplayed.
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Comb

A dry measure. See Coomb.
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Comb

To disentangle, cleanse, or adjust, with a comb; to lay smooth and straight with, or as with, a comb; as, to comb hair or wool. See under Combing.
Comb down his hair; look, look! it stands upright.
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Comb

To roll over, as the top or crest of a wave; to break with a white foam, as waves.
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Comb

A flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair
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Comb

The fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
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Comb

A fleshy and deeply serrated outgrowth atop the heads of certain birds especially domestic fowl
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Comb

Any of several tools for straightening fibers
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Comb

Ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore
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Comb

The act of drawing a comb through hair;
His hair needed a comb
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Comb

Straighten with a comb;
Comb your hair
Comb the wool
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Comb

Search thoroughly;
They combed the area for the missing child
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Comb

Smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb;
Comb your hair before dinner
Comb the wool
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