comber

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comber

1. a person, tool, or machine that combs wool, flax, etc.
2. a long curling wave; roller

comber

[′kōm·ər]
(oceanography)
A deep-water wave of long, curling character with a high, breaking crest pushed forward by a strong wind.
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The strength of the E 86 comber lies in a high level of cleaning as well as excellent running performance with high nip rates.
The E 86 comber with its high production at simultaneously high quality leads the way in combing.
AT HIS LEISURE: Sport and Leisure's JP Munster takes the game to Comber
My father retired in 1968, and I took the comber on, and kept it stored and dry until 1977.
With the comber being used up to a week at a time, clearing four acres of straw a day, reliability is a big issue.
But Clifton J Morris, a Sunday People sea fishing fan from deepest Nottinghamshire, gave the comber story an extra twist when he joined Warsop's Deepsea Angling Club's final marathon outing to Cornwall before they disbanded after 25 years.
Clifton, 39, and his pals sailed from Penzance and with almost the last cast of the club's last trip his mackeral bait attracted a stray comber at the outer northern limits of its usual patch.
Production of 4 Combers per day = 60x350x6x60x24x8x4x0.