brush englannista suomeksi
sivellä, hipaista, koskettaa
sivellin, pensseli, suti
(senseid) An implement consisting of multiple more or less flexible bristles or other filaments attached to a handle, used for any of various purposes including cleaning, painting, and arranging hair.
The act of brushing something.
A piece of conductive material, usually carbon, serving to maintain electrical contact between the stationary and rotating parts of a machine.
Wild vegetation, generally larger than grass but smaller than trees.
- We away|broke away toward the north, the tribe howling on our track. Across the open spaces we gained, and in the brush they up|caught up with us, and more than once it was and tuck.
A short and sometimes occasional encounter or experience.
2013, Russell Brand, ''http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2013/sep/13/russell-brand-gq-awards-hugo-boss Russell Brand and the GQ awards: 'It's amazing how absurd it seems''', ''The Guardian'', 13 September:
- The usual visual grammar was in place – a carpet in the street, people in paddocks awaiting a brush with something glamorous, blokes with earpieces, birds in frocks of colliding colours that if sighted in nature would indicate the presence of poison.
(RQ:Jefferies Amateur Poacher)
A short contest, or trial, of speed.
1860, (w), ''(w)'' (originally published in ''Cornhill Magazine''
- Mark and Lord Lufton had been boys together, and his lordship knew that Mark in his heart would enjoy a brush across the country quite as well as he himself.
An on-screen tool for "painting" a particular colour or texture.
A set of defined design and parameters that produce drawn strokes of a certain texture and quality.
To clean with a brush.
''Brush your teeth.''
To untangle or arrange with a brush.
''Brush your hair.''
To apply with a brush.
''I am brushing the paint onto the walls.''
To remove with a sweeping motion.
''She brushes the flour off your clothes.''
c. 1610-11, (w), ''(w)'', Act I scene iihttp://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=tempest&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl:
- (smallcaps): As wicked dew as e'er my mother brush'd / With raven's feather from unwholesome fen / Drop on you both!(..)
To touch with a sweeping motion, or lightly in passing.
''Her scarf brushed his skin.''
(RQ:Fairfax Godfrey of Bulloign)
- Some spread their sails, some with strong oars sweep / The waters smooth, and brush the buxom wave.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
1990 October 28, (w), “Further to Fly”, ''Rhythm of the Saints|The Rhythm of the Saints'', Warner Bros.
- Maybe you will find a love that you discover accidentally, who falls against you gently as a pickpocket brushes your thigh.
To clean one's teeth by brushing them.
2000, ''USA Today'' (volume 129, issues 2662-2673, page 92)
- Of course, Halloween does not have to be completely treatless. Plain chocolate candy is okay, provided you remember to brush afterwards.