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This Bissell carpet cleaner has a powerbrush that has ten rows of bristles designed to loosen dirt and odors in combination with a cleaning solution, before sucking them into a waste tank.
You can also purchase different colors for different surfaces—the stuff red brushes work best for dingey garages and outdoor work, while the yellow bristles are better suited for bathroom tiles and porcelain.
Conus imperialis venom contains two molecules that mimic bristle worm pheromones and can stimulate mating behaviors, researchers report March 12 in Science Advances.
Vacuum cleaners for pet hair tend to have a combination of features that combine strong suction to draw fibers into the machine, and motorized brush heads with bristles that clean really deeply into carpets.
If your carpet or rug is made of synthetic fibers like nylon, olefin, or polyester, or if you have a lot of floor traffic, you’ll need a carpet cleaner with aggressive bristles on the brush roll.
A honing steel is a length of metal that aligns all of those bristles when you run it back and forth on the blade.
Think of a blade as a toothbrush, with each individual bristle being a little bit of the edge.
A blade may look like one piece, but each of those individual bristles can get out of alignment, creating a duller feel, even if the actual blade doesn’t need sharpening.
Even the roofs of the houses bristle with pigeon-lofts and artful-looking structures for the capture of wandering birds.
To whom the prophetess, seeing his neck now bristle with horrid snakes, flings a soporific cake of honey and medicated grain.
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