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comb in Insects topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcombcomb1 /kəʊm $ koʊm/ ●●● S3 noun  1 comb.jpg [countable]D a flat piece of plastic, metal etc with a row of thin teeth on one side, used for making your hair tidybrush2 [countable]DCB a small flat piece of plastic, metal etc with a row of thin teeth on one side, used for keeping your hair back or for decoration3 [singular]DCB if you give your hair a comb, you make it tidy using a comb Your hair needs a good comb.4 [countable]HBA the red piece of flesh that grows on top of a male chicken’s head5 [countable]HBI a honeycomb fine-tooth comb
Examples from the Corpus
combBut the dances are normally performed on a comb in the hive where they hang vertically.The mysterious tonic and the fine-tooth metal comb brought Walker incredible wealth.She plotted a new method to kill Snow White: with a poisoned comb.But Jim was stunned, because he had sold his gold watch to buy Della the combs.She barely noticed it at all as she stood for a few seconds in front of the mirror and pulled the comb through her hair.The comb and tissue can be used to make a kazoo. 2.Hair is in a stretched state when wet, a wide-tooth comb reduces breakage by gently passing through hair.