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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

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.”

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.

comb

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

COMB.

On drawings, abbr. for “combination.”
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