Comb"ing(?), n. 1. The act or process of using a comb or a number of combs; as, the combing of one's hair; the combing of wool.
The process of combing is used in straightening wool of long staple; short wool is carded.
2. pl. (a) That which is caught or collected with a comb, as loose, tangled hair. (b) Hair arranged to be worn on the head.
The baldness, thinness, and . . . deformity of their hair is supplied by borders and combings.Jer. Taylor.
(Naut.) See Coamings.
(Textile Manuf.), a machine for combing wool, flax, cotton, etc., and separating the longer and more valuable fiber from the shorter. See also
Carding machine, under Carding.
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