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comb

1. a tool or machine that separates, cleans, and straightens wool, cotton, etc.
2. the fleshy deeply serrated outgrowth on the top of the heads of certain birds, esp the domestic fowl
3. a currycomb
4. a honeycomb
5. the row of fused cilia in a ctenophore
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

What does it mean when you dream about a comb?

In a dream, the use of a comb could represent tidying up something such as a presentation. It can also represent careful examination, as when we go over something with a “fine tooth comb.”

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comb

[kōm]
(design engineering)
(invertebrate zoology)
A system of hexagonal cells constructed of beeswax by a colony of bees.
A comblike swimming plate in ctenophores.
(vertebrate zoology)
A crest of naked tissue on the head of many male fowl.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

comb

1. Combing, 1.
2. A drag, 1.
3. Any tool used to produce combing, 2, 3.

COMB.

On drawings, abbr. for “combination.”
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The first step you can take toward reducing contaminants in your hive is to simply cull old pathogen-laden comb and replace it with empty frames, whatever style you have on hand, for the bees to draw anew.
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We also did descriptive statistics on comb morphology, and correlation coefficient analysis for tine separation and egg density.
Next, run your comb through the dog, again from stem to stern, and brush out the problem areas thoroughly.
Higher concentrations and longer exposure times were required to reduce pesticide concentrations in wax and comb samples, which were obtained from a Florida-based commercial apiary to reflect real-world exposure levels.
Scientists thought that comb jellies emerged after this point because they possess both a nervous system (complete with a rudimentary brain) and muscles.