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synonyms for comber

  • crest
  • flood
  • influx
  • movement
  • outbreak
  • rash
  • rush
  • sign
  • stream
  • surge
  • swell
  • tide
  • upsurge
  • bending
  • billow
  • breaker
  • coil
  • convolution
  • corkscrew
  • crush
  • curl
  • curlicue
  • drift
  • foam
  • gush
  • heave
  • loop
  • ridge
  • ripple
  • rippling
  • rocking
  • roll
  • roller
  • scroll
  • signal
  • sweep
  • tendency
  • tube
  • twirl
  • twist
  • undulation
  • unevenness
  • uprising
  • whitecap
  • winding
  • ground swell
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antonyms for comber

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  • line
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How to use comber in a sentence

Although Christopher's father was only a poor wool comber, he managed to send his son to school at Pavia (pah-vea).
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
Full twenty feet of the granite layers were thus submerged and exposed whenever a big comber traveled sheer over the reef.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
He has, indeed, been sometimes made a kinsman of the wool-comber's son.
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HOW HE RECEIVED AND IMPARTED THE SPIRIT OF DISCOVERYJUSTIN WINSOR
Strong demands, truly, for the poor wool-comber's son of Genoa to speak to the dazzling king of Spain!
THE SPANISH PIONEERSCHARLES F. LUMMIS
For ordinary purposes a sufficiently good quality can be made without a comber.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
He was the son of a poor wool-comber, and while yet very young he helped in his father's daily toil.
THE STORY OF AMERICAN HISTORYALBERT F. BLAISDELL
At last he felt himself uplifted on the crest of a gigantic comber and carried helplessly into the maw of that black gullet.
THE OCEAN WIRELESS BOYS AND THE LOST LINERWILBUR LAWTON
The July weather had been magnificent—blue skies, a gentle wind, and a sea scarcely silvered by a comber.
THE DARK STARROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Next to the mule, there is no doubt that the most beautiful machine used in the cotton trade is Heilmann's comber.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 481, MARCH 21, 1885VARIOUS
The flocks left at the end of the process, because they are too short for the comber to grasp them in his hand, are called noyls.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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