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a fine-tooth comb

  • 1 fine-tooth comb

    fine-tooth comb ˌfine-tooth ˈcomb (also ˌfine-toothed ˈcomb) noun • a comb in which the pointed parts are thin and very close together • 细齿梳子 【IDIOMS】 go over / through sth with a fine-tooth / fine-toothed comb • to examine or search sth very carefully • 十分认真地检查;非常仔细地搜查

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  • 2 fine-tooth-comb

    v. 仔細搜查

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  • 3 a fine-tooth comb

    (a comb with the teeth set close together, for removing lice, dirt etc from hair etc.) 篦子

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  • 4 comb

    comb comb noun 1. a flat piece of plastic or metal with a row of thin teeth along six 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 a decoration • 梳子;篦子;压发梳 2. [C, usually sing.] the act of using a comb on your hair • 梳理(头发):
    »Your hair needs a good comb.
    你的头发得好好梳理一下。
    3. [C, U] = honeycomb 4. the soft, red piece of flesh on the head of a male chicken • (公鸡的)鸡冠 【IDIOMS】--› see fine-tooth comb verb 1. [VN] to pull a comb through your hair in order to make it neat • 梳,梳理(头发):
    »Donˈt forget to comb your hair!
    别忘了梳一下头发!
    »Her hair was neatly combed back.
    她的头发整齐地梳到后面。
    2. comb (through) sth (for sb / sth) to search sth carefully in order to find sb / sth • 仔细搜索;搜寻 【SYN】 scour: ▪ [VN]
    »The police combed the area for clues.
    警察彻底搜索了那个地区以寻找线索。
    »I combed the shops looking for something to wear.
    我跑遍商店寻找可穿的东西。
    ▪ [V]
    »They combed through the files for evidence of fraud.
    他们查遍档案搜寻欺诈的证据。
    3. [VN] (technical 术语) to make wool, cotton, etc. clean and straight using a special comb so that it can be used to make cloth • 梳理(羊毛、棉花等) 【PHR V】 ˌcomb sth∽ˈout • to pull a comb through hair in order to make it neat or to remove knots from it • 梳整;梳去(发结)
    * * *
    [kәum]
    n. 梳子, 梳, 雞冠, 蜂巢
    vi. 梳(發), 搜索

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  • 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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