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brush

US [brʌʃ]
UK [brʌʃ]
  • n.刷;画笔;刷子;毛刷
  • v.掸;刷亮;(用刷子)抹;轻擦
  • Web电刷;笔刷;画刷
Plural Form:brushes  Present Participle:brushing  Past Tense:brushed  
brush
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n.
1.
[c]
刷子;毛刷;画笔an object made of short stiff hairs (called bristles ) or wires set in a block of wood or plastic, usually attached to a handle. Brushes are used for many different jobs, such as cleaning, painting and tidying your hair.
a paintbrush
画笔
a hairbrush
发刷
a toothbrush
牙刷
brush strokes(= the marks left by a brush when painting)
画笔的笔触
a dustpan and brush
簸箕和刷子
Apply the paint with a fine brush.
用细画笔涂颜料。
2.
[sing]
an act of brushing
to give your teeth a good brush
好好刷一刷牙
3.
[sing]
轻擦;掠过a light touch made in passing sth/sb
the brush of his lips on her cheek
他的嘴唇在她脸上的轻轻一碰
4.
[c]
~ with sb/sth
小冲突;稍有不快的场合a short unfriendly meeting with sb; an occasion when you nearly experience sth unpleasant
She had a nasty brush with her boss this morning.
她今天早晨和老板闹得挺别扭的。
In his job he's had frequent brushes with death.
他在工作中常常与死神擦肩而过。
a brush with the law
轻微的触犯法律
5.
[u]
灌木丛land covered by small trees or bushes
a brush fire
灌木丛火
6.
[c]
狐狸尾巴the tail of a fox
v.
1.
[t]
(用刷子)刷净,刷亮,刷平顺to clean, polish, or make smooth with a brush
to brush your hair/teeth/shoes
刷头发;刷牙;刷鞋
A tiled floor is easy to brush clean.
瓷砖地板容易打扫干净。
2.
[t]
(用刷子)抹,涂to put sth, for example oil, milk or egg, on sth using a brush
Brush the pastry with beaten egg.
用刷子把打匀的鸡蛋抹在油酥面团上。
Brush beaten egg over the pastry.
用刷子把打匀的鸡蛋抹在油酥面团上。
3.
[t]
~ sth + adv./prep.
(用刷子或手)拂,掸,擦掉to remove sth from a surface with a brush or with your hand
He brushed the dirt off his jacket.
他拂掉衣服上的灰尘。
She brushed the fly away.
她挥手赶走了苍蝇。
4.
[i][t]
轻擦,掠过(某人╱某物)to touch sb/sth lightly while moving close to them/it
She brushed past him.
她和他擦肩而过。
His hand accidentally brushed against hers.
他的手无意之中碰了一下她的手。
The leaves brushed her cheek.
叶子轻拂着她的面颊。
He brushed her lips with his.
他轻轻地吻了一下她的嘴唇。

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