What does brushing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brush, brushingnoun

    the act of brushing your teeth

    "the dentist recommended two brushes a day"

  2. brush, brushingnoun

    the act of brushing your hair

    "he gave his hair a quick brush"


  1. brushingnoun

    An instance of brushing.

    Give your shoes a brushing to get the mud off.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brushing

    of Brush

  2. Brushingadjective

    constructed or used to brush with; as a brushing machine

  3. Brushingadjective

    brisk; light; as, a brushing gallop

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brushing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brushing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of brushing in a Sentence

  1. Brandon Marcello:

    It's just like brushing your teeth ; you wouldn't wake up and only brush your bottom teeth or decide to only brush for 20 seconds because you know the downside of poor dental hygiene.

  2. Darrin Vick:

    It's just like brushing the greatness of the country all into one picture and one experience.

  3. Meredith Montgomery:

    What may this look like? Ten to 30 minutes of play with a favorite wand toy, special brushing session (if liked by your pet), a walk with your leashed dog, or time spent with a favorite toy playing fetch or tug-of-war.

  4. Sally Cram:

    It only takes 24 hours for bacteria to make inflammation (the cause of blood) in your gums, so if you didn’t do a good job of brushing or flossing the day prior, you could notice a little blood.

  5. Dana Santas:

    For example, I do 20 pushups before getting in the shower and 50 body-weight squats or a wall sit while brushing my teeth.

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