brushed


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brushed

 (brŭsht)
adj.
Having a nap produced by brushing: a dress made of brushed cotton.

brushed

(brʌʃt)
adj
(Textiles) textiles treated with a brushing process to raise the nap and give a softer, warmer finish: brushed nylon.

brushed

(brʌʃt)

adj.
having a nap produced by a brushing process: brushed cotton.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brushed - touched lightly in passing; grazed against; "of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one"
touched - having come into contact
2.brushed - (of hair or clothing) groomed with a brush; "with shining hair neatly brushed"; "the freshly brushed clothes hung in the closet"
groomed - neat and smart in appearance; well cared for; "the manager was a beautifully groomed young man"; "his horse was always groomed"
3.brushed - (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing; "a dress of brushed cotton"; "a fleecy lining"; "napped fabrics"
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight
Translations

brushed

[brʌʃt] ADJ [nylon, denim etc] → afelpado

brushed

[ˈbrʌʃt] adj
[steel, chrome] → brossé(e)
[nylon, denim] → gratté(e)brushed cotton npilou mbrush-off [ˈbrʌʃɒf] n
to give sb the brush-off → envoyer balader qn

brushed

[brʌʃt] adj
a. (Tech) (steel, chrome) → sabbiato/a
b. (nylon, denim) → pettinato/a
References in classic literature ?
I declare, it really seems like being a fine young lady, to come home from the party in a carriage and sit in my dressing gown wit a maid to wait on me," said Meg, as Jo bound up her foot with arnica and brushed her hair.
He wore no hat, and his thick, iron-grey hair was brushed straight back from his forehead.
The quadroon nurse was looked upon as a huge encumbrance, only good to button up waists and panties and to brush and part hair; since it seemed to be a law of society that hair must be parted and brushed.
More than once he could distinguish their footsteps, as they brushed the sassafras, causing the faded leaves to rustle, and the branches to snap.
In changing her seat to the piano-stool, so as to be nearer her visitor, she brushed down some loose music, which Whiskey Dick hastened to pick up.
The rich and heavy festoons of cobweb, which it had cost a long ancestral succession of spiders their life's labor to spin and weave, had been carefully brushed away from the ceiling.