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Said of an exposed surface over which a drag or comb has been pulled or worked to produce a textured surface.
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The resulting combed sliver production of up to 2 tons daily is achieved in mill operations with a batt weight of 80 g/m.
When the Robi Comb's metal teeth touch lice, the lice get zapped, die and then get combed away, they say.
A second investigator, who did not know the results of the first inspection, applied conditioner to wet the hair and combed from roots to ends with a fine-toothed comb.