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[kəum] брит. / амер.

    1. сущ.

      1. гребень; расчёска

      2. скребница

      3. текст. бёрдо; рядок; чесалка

      4. гребешок, хохолок (у петуха и т. п.)

      5. конёк крыши

      6. гребень шлема

      7. гребень волны

      8. пчелиные соты

    2. гл.

      1. = comb out

        1. чесать; расчёсывать; чистить скребницей (лошадь)

        2. вычёсывать

      2. разбиваться (о волнах)

      3. = comb out (comb for) прочёсывать (местность)

      4. шутл. давать трёпку, бить

      5. текст. чесать; мять; трепать

  1. = coomb

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  1. n

    1. расчёска, гребёнка

    2. гребень; гребешок (у петуха)

    3. соты

  2. v

      • to comb one's hair — причёсываться
    1. прочёсывать

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"Just throw her hair-brush and comb and tooth-brush in a bag; that's all she'll need for a day or two," said Dr. Dilling, and went to the telephone.
— Положите в сумку гребенку и зубную щетку — больше ей на первых порах ничего не понадобится, — сказал доктор Диллинг и пошел к телефону.
Lewis, Sinclair / BabbitЛьюис, Синклер / Бэббит
Льюис, Синклер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2008 by Quill Pen Classics
Such system may be formed by photolithographic printing at a time, i.e. a comb or a cross for implementing a current node is formed at once.
Технологически методом фотолитографии такая система формируется одновременно, в один прием, т.е. сразу формируется гребенка или крест, в которых реализуется токовый узел.
Sonya had even started saying a few words: 'ribbon' and 'comb'.
Сонька даже слова стала выговаривать: «лента» и «гребешок».
Akunin, Boris / The Jack of SpadesАкунин, Борис / Пиковый валет
Пиковый валет
Акунин, Борис
© B. Akunin, автор, 1999
© И. Захаров, издатель, 1999
The Jack of Spades
Akunin, Boris
© 2007 by Random House, Inc.
© 1999 by Boris Akunin
The stranger hunched down in one of the two easy-chairs and began to comb his scalp with his fingers for scurf.
Незнакомец сгорбился в кресле и стал пальцами выскребывать из головы перхоть.
Greene, Henry Graham / The Ministry of FearГрин, Генри Грэм / Ведомство страха
Ведомство страха
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Издательство "Мастацкая литература", 1984
The Ministry of Fear
Greene, Henry Graham
© 1943 by Graham Greene
© Graham Greene, 1973
Let me do it for you.” And she pulled a little comb out of her pocket. “I don't believe you've touched it since I combed it last.”
Дай я тебя еще причешу, - вынула она из кармана гребешок, - небось с того раза, как я причесала, и не притронулся?
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
She was back quickly wearing weapons belt and rubies but had taken a few seconds to comb her hair-long and chestnut brown and shining.
Вернулась она быстро, при оружии и рубинах и успев причесать свои длинные блестящие каштановые волосы.
Heinlein, Robert / Time Enough For LoveХайнлайн, Роберт / Достаточно времени для любви, или жизни Лазаруса Лонга
Достаточно времени для любви, или жизни Лазаруса Лонга
Хайнлайн, Роберт
© 1973 by Robert A. Heinlein
© Перевод. Ю. Соколов, 2008
Time Enough For Love
Heinlein, Robert
© 1973 by Robert Heinlein
She parted her hair in the center, using the curved talon of her forefinger as a comb.
Она разделила волосы на пробор при помощи ногтя указательного пальца.
Tartt, Donna / The Secret HistoryТартт, Донна / Тайная история
Тайная история
Тартт, Донна
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
© Д. Бородкин, Н. Ленцман, перевод на русский язык, 2007
© ООО "Издательская группа "Аттикус", 2009
The Secret History
Tartt, Donna
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
If he sulked and refused to walk, she would take the comb from her hair and hold it out to him like a toy.
И он шел по комнате, в погоне за поддержкой ее ускользающих рук. Бывало и так, что Серж капризничал и не хотел идти дальше; тогда Альбина вынимала из волос свой гребень и протягивала ему, как игрушку.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
The bus strips or comb teeth are spaced apart at intervals of 2-3 mm and more with the width of the bus strips or comb teeth being of 100 μm and more.
Расстояние, между шинами-полосками, или зубьями гребенки делают 2-3 мм и более, а ширину полосок или зубьев гребенки - 100 мкм и больше.
He even brought me gifts: a shawl, a dress, a comb and other things.
Он даже принес мне подарки: шаль, гребенку, платье и другие вещи.
Castaneda, Carlos / The second ring of powerКастанеда, Карлос / Второе кольцо силы
Второе кольцо силы
Кастанеда, Карлос
© 1977 by Carlos Castaneda
© "София", 2008
© ООО Издательство "София", 2008
The second ring of power
Castaneda, Carlos
© 1977 by Carlos Castaneda
And suddenly remembering, she exclaimed: 'My comb! my comb! that's it.'
И, сообразив, воскликнула: – Ты ищешь мой гребень? Дать тебе гребень?
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
' Where might you be hailing from, sir ? ' the barber asked as he began to comb out Judge Dee's beard.
– Откуда вы, господин? – спросил цирюльник, начиная стричь бороду судьи.
Gulik, Robert van / The Emperor's PearlГулик, Роберт ван / Жемчужина императора
Жемчужина императора
Гулик, Роберт ван
© Robert H. van Gulik, 1963
© Перевод, ЗАО "Издательство "Центрполиграф", 2002
The Emperor's Pearl
Gulik, Robert van
© Robert H. van Gulik, 1963
“Well, I haven't got a comb,” said Shatov, laughing too.
- Да у меня и гребенки-то нет, - засмеялся Шатов.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
The rags supplied the household linen, while the comb represented the toilette necessaries. The needles and string were to be used for mending the explorers' clothes.
Лоскутки играли роль столового белья. Гребень представлял туалетные принадлежности; иголки и бечевка должны были служить для починки платья путешественников‑исследователей.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Do you like to comb up Sundays, and all that kind of foolishness?
Ты любишь по воскресеньям причесываться и всякие там глупости?
Twain, Mark / Huckleberry FinnТвен, Марк / Приключения Гекльберри Финна
Приключения Гекльберри Финна
Твен, Марк
© «Государственное издательство художественной литературы», 1960
Huckleberry Finn
Twain, Mark
© 2004 BookSurge LLC

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arithmetical comb
арифметический гребень
associated comb
ассоциированный гребень
comb cutter
гребнерезальный станок
comb generator
генератор комбинационных частот
comb joint
соединение в гребень
comb joint
соединение в шип
comb joint
шиповая вязка
comb lightning arrester
гребенчатый разрядник
comb of a roof
конек крыши
comb out
comb out
производить переосвидетельствование ранее освобожденных от военной службы
comb space
comb structure
гребенчатая структура
comb transmission line
гребенчатая линия
comb-clawed bark beetles

Word forms


Common casecombcombs
Possessive casecomb'scombs'


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)combing
Past Participle (Participle II)combed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I combwe comb
you combyou comb
he/she/it combsthey comb
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am combingwe are combing
you are combingyou are combing
he/she/it is combingthey are combing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have combedwe have combed
you have combedyou have combed
he/she/it has combedthey have combed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been combingwe have been combing
you have been combingyou have been combing
he/she/it has been combingthey have been combing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I combedwe combed
you combedyou combed
he/she/it combedthey combed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was combingwe were combing
you were combingyou were combing
he/she/it was combingthey were combing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had combedwe had combed
you had combedyou had combed
he/she/it had combedthey had combed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been combingwe had been combing
you had been combingyou had been combing
he/she/it had been combingthey had been combing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will combwe shall/will comb
you will combyou will comb
he/she/it will combthey will comb
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be combingwe shall/will be combing
you will be combingyou will be combing
he/she/it will be combingthey will be combing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have combedwe shall/will have combed
you will have combedyou will have combed
he/she/it will have combedthey will have combed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been combingwe shall/will have been combing
you will have been combingyou will have been combing
he/she/it will have been combingthey will have been combing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would combwe should/would comb
you would combyou would comb
he/she/it would combthey would comb
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be combingwe should/would be combing
you would be combingyou would be combing
he/she/it would be combingthey would be combing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have combedwe should/would have combed
you would have combedyou would have combed
he/she/it would have combedthey would have combed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been combingwe should/would have been combing
you would have been combingyou would have been combing
he/she/it would have been combingthey would have been combing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am combedwe are combed
you are combedyou are combed
he/she/it is combedthey are combed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being combedwe are being combed
you are being combedyou are being combed
he/she/it is being combedthey are being combed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been combedwe have been combed
you have been combedyou have been combed
he/she/it has been combedthey have been combed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was combedwe were combed
you were combedyou were combed
he/she/it was combedthey were combed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being combedwe were being combed
you were being combedyou were being combed
he/she/it was being combedthey were being combed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been combedwe had been combed
you had been combedyou had been combed
he/she/it had been combedthey had been combed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be combedwe shall/will be combed
you will be combedyou will be combed
he/she/it will be combedthey will be combed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been combedwe shall/will have been combed
you will have been combedyou will have been combed
he/she/it will have been combedthey will have been combed