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vb (tr, adverb)
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) to remove (tangles or knots) from (the hair) with a comb
2. to isolate and remove for a purpose
3. to survey carefully; examine systematically
(Hairdressing & Grooming) an act of combing out
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|Verb||1.||comb out - remove unwanted elements; "The company weeded out the incompetent people"; "The new law weeds out the old inequities"|
|2.||comb out - smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool"|
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