Translation: from english to japanese

from japanese to english

a fine-tooth comb

  • 1 fine-tooth comb

    1 細かい歯の櫛(くし).
    2 入念な調査

    go over [through] the report with a ~ レポートを入念に調査する.

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  • 2 fine-tooth comb

    目の詰んだ櫛

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  • 3 go over [through] O with a fine-tooth comb

    ⇒ fine-tooth(ed) comb 2.

    English-Japanese dictionary > go over [through] O with a fine-tooth comb

  • 4 go over [through] with a fine-tooth(ed) comb

    ⇒ fine-tooth(ed) comb 2.

    English-Japanese dictionary > go over [through] with a fine-tooth(ed) comb

  • 5 comb

    くし
    * * *
    I
    /kóum/ ((発音注意))〔「歯の立ったもの」が原義〕
    〖名〗(複~s/-z/) 〖C〗
    1 くし(櫛); (麻・羊毛などの)梳()き具《◆豊穣(じょう)・虚栄などの象徴》; 馬櫛(currycomb); (女性の)髪飾り; [a ~] くしで梳くこと

    the teeth of a ~ くしの歯.

    2 (鶏の)とさか(状の物); 波がしら.
    3 ハチの巣(honey ~).
    go over [through] with a fine-tooth(ed) comb
    ⇒ fine-tooth(ed) comb 2.
    〖動〗|他|
    1 〈髪・毛のもつれなど〉を櫛でとかす(+ out); …を梳き具ですく.
    2 ((略式))〈場所〉を〔…を求めて〕徹底的に捜査する(search)(+through)〔 for〕.
    |自|〈波が〉〔…の上に〕波がしらを立てて逆巻く〔 over〕.
    [他]((略式))
    (1) 〈 不純物など〉を〔…から〕取り除く〔 from〕.
    (2) 〈不要な人員・物〉を整理する; 〔組織から〕〈不要な人・物〉を取り除く〔 from〕.
    (3) 〈 情報など〉を調べ出す.
    (4) ⇒ |他|1 .
    II
    /kúːm/ 〖名〗 ⇒ =coomb(e) .

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  • 6 toothcomb

    〖名〗((英)) ⇒ =fine-tooth(ed) comb .

    English-Japanese dictionary > toothcomb

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fine-tooth comb — UK / US or fine toothed comb UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fine tooth comb : singular fine tooth comb plural fine tooth combs a comb with very thin parts and very narrow spaces between them • with a fine tooth comb …   English dictionary

  • fine-tooth comb — n go through/over sth with a fine tooth comb to examine something very carefully and thoroughly ▪ The police went over the scene of the crime with a fine tooth comb …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fine-tooth comb — or ,fine toothed comb noun count a COMB with very thin parts and very narrow spaces between them with a fine tooth comb very carefully, so that you notice or find everything …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fine-tooth comb — fine′ tooth (or fine′ toothed ) comb′ n. clo a comb having narrow, closely set teeth • go over or through with a fine tooth comb Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • fine-tooth comb — (also fine toothed comb) ► NOUN (in phrase with a fine tooth comb) ▪ with a very thorough search or analysis …   English terms dictionary

  • fine tooth comb — see fine tooth comb …   English dictionary

  • fine-tooth comb — noun 1. a comb with teeth set close together • Syn: ↑fine toothed comb • Hypernyms: ↑comb 2. a method of examining in minute detail he went over the contract with a fine tooth comb looking for loopholes • Syn: ↑fine …   Useful english dictionary

  • fine-tooth-comb — | ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: fine tooth comb : to search or scrutinize intensively or minutely I fine tooth combed that patch of roadside, inch by inch True Crime Cases scientists have gone to fine tooth comb the Urals and mid Asia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fine-tooth comb — also fine tooth comb PHRASE: V inflects (emphasis) If you say that you will go over something with a fine tooth comb or go through something with a fine tooth comb, you are emphasizing that you will search it thoroughly or examine it very… …   English dictionary

  • fine-tooth comb — /fuyn toohth / 1. a comb having narrow, closely set teeth. 2. go over or through with a fine tooth comb, to examine in close detail; search thoroughly; fine comb: The police went over the apartment with a fine tooth comb. Also, fine toothed comb… …   Universalium

  • fine-tooth comb — {n. phr.} Great care; careful attention so as not to miss anything. * /The police searched the scene of the crime with a fine tooth comb for clues./ * /My room is so clean you couldn t find dirt if you went over it with a fine tooth comb./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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