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 rang; and a new servant noiselessly made his appearance--a foreigner, with a set smile and perfectly brushed hair--a valet every inch of him.
More than once he could distinguish their footsteps, as they brushed the sassafras, causing the faded leaves to rustle, and the branches to snap.
It was said he brushed them every night, as a woman does her hair.