combing

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

combing

  1. present participle of comb

Noun[edit]

combing ‎(plural combings)

  1. The act by which something is combed.
    My hair needs frequent combings; otherwise, it gets matted.
  2. (in the plural) Individual hairs that drop out when the hair is combed.
    • 2011, Peter Manso, Reasonable Doubt
      Weiner had prepared a rape test kit, taking swabs and smears orally, rectally, vaginally, anorectally, and paravaginally. He'd also collected blood, head and pubic hair combings, and left and right fingernail clippings.