fine-toothed


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Adj.1.fine-toothed - having fine teeth set close together; "a fine-toothed comb"
toothed - having teeth especially of a certain number or type; often used in combination; "saw-toothed"
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From the kinky locks of one of the naked young men he drew a hand-carved, fine-toothed comb, the lofty back of which was inlaid with mother-of-pearl, which he later sold in Sydney to a curio shop for eight shillings.
Short-haired cats only need to be groomed once a week, with a fine-toothed metal comb and a natural-bristle or rubber brush.
The only way to check is by using a special fine-toothed detection comb you can buy from a pharmacy.
Apart from the two penalties awarded there were at least half a dozen other occasions where if you look at it with a fine-toothed comb, like everyone seems to want to do, there could have been more penalties.
THERE'S stress for the Carters after Fi went through their finances with a fine-toothed comb.
EASTENDERS BBC1, 8pm THERE'S stress for the Carters after Fi went through their finances with a fine-toothed comb.
Kaunitz describes the use of a fine-toothed tenaculum, I have found that after administration of lidocaine gel, an Allis clamp applied superficially to the cervix provides sufficient traction, is often not detected by the patient, and does not leave any holes.
Apply the product as directed, and comb out dead lice over the next few days using a fine-toothed "nit comb" (some shampoos come with these--otherwise, buy one at the pharmacy).
After washing, systematically |comb the hair through while wet using a special fine-toothed nit and lice comb.
After washing, system-atically comb the hair through while wet using a special fine-toothed nit and lice comb.
After washing, system-|atically comb the hair through while wet using a special fine-toothed nit and lice comb.
6 After washing, systematically comb the hair through while wet using a special fine-toothed nit and lice comb.