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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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I said that to the players on Saturday, and with the games we have in hand the ball's in our court really," said the Comber chief.
Comber challenges the views of scholars who contend that Templer saved Malaya from communism, and paved the way for the territory to achieve self-government and eventual independence.
The strength of the E 86 comber lies in a high level of cleaning as well as excellent running performance with high nip rates.
12) This result shows that the use of weights proportional to the number of cases in each address largely increase the precision of the analysis, that is, it reduces the area of maximum probability where to look for the source with respect to other GP techniques as those employed by Le Comber et al.
Boil baby comber potatoes in salted water until cooked.
Method: Recognising the potential hazards of further glacial growth, Comber commenced a defrosting procedure at 10.
Following the incident, Comber Road was closed for several hours while police attended the scene.
Le Comber, in collaboration with scientists at the University of Miami and Ain Shams University in Cairo, as well as with Rossmo examined a classic study, the 1854 cholera outbreak in London, and more recent cases of malaria in Cairo.
Holly has appeared in shows in Marsden alongside her brother, Chris Comber, who is also in the Singing For Life team.
The tension between our knowledge of the piece as premeditated and our experience of it as seemingly wrought by arbitrary, uncontrollable forces--whether genuinely natural or the "spontaneous" work of the artist--was a smart corollary to the equipoise between stasis and (implied) motion in Comber itself.
Margaret Comber rang us because she could not get a refund for a plane ticket she had booked for her mother to fly with her to Australia.
Charles Comber, a partner in Hayman Joyce estate agency, said Chase had looked at the site, under the direction of David Jervis, but it was deemed too small for its purposes.