comb. form

comb. form
  prefix of the hand.

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  • -form — comb. form (usu. as iform) forming adjectives meaning: 1 having the form of (cruciform; cuneiform). 2 having such a number of (uniform; multiform). Etymology: from or after F forme f. L formis f. forma FORM * * * (usu. as iform) comb. form 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Comb honey — production using Ross Round style equipment: center comb is complete, right in progress Comb honey is honey, intended for consumption, which still contains pieces of the hexagonal shaped beeswax cells of the honeycomb. Before the invention of the …   Wikipedia

  • Comb Ridge — from the air, above Bluff Utah and the San Juan River. Photo by Doc Searls. Comb Ridge is a linear north to south trending monocline nearly 120 miles long in southeast Utah and Arizona. Composed of Jurassic age Navajo Sandstone, it displays… …   Wikipedia

  • comb — comb1 [kōm] n. [ME < OE camb, comb, lit., toothed object < IE * g̑ombhos (> Sans jámbah, Gr gomphos, tooth) < base * ĝembh ,ĝombh , to bite, tooth] 1. a thin strip of hard rubber, plastic, metal, etc. with teeth, passed through the… …   English World dictionary

  • Comb filter — In signal processing, a comb filter adds a delayed version of a signal to itself, causing constructive and destructive interference. The frequency response of a comb filter consists of a series of regularly spaced spikes, giving the appearance of …   Wikipedia

  • Comb space — In mathematics, particularly topology, a comb space is a subspace of that looks rather like a comb. The comb space has some rather interesting properties and provides interesting counterexamples. The topologist s sine curve has similar properties …   Wikipedia

  • comb — n 1. fine tooth comb, serration, serrated edge, toothed strip; hair comb, hairbrush, brush, currycomb; card; rake, harrow. 2. cock s comb, crest, tuft, Zool. caruncle, topknot; growth, Zool. beard, outgrowth, ridge, spine; feather, plume, panache …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • comb pottery — also called  combware        main pottery type of the Korean Neolithic Period (c. 3000–700 BC). Derived from a Siberian Neolithic prototype, the pottery is made of sandy clay, and its colour is predominantly brown. The vessel form found in early… …   Universalium

  • comb plates — Large flat organelles formed by the fusion of many cilia. Vertical rows of comb plates form the motile appendages of Ctenophores …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • comb binding — /ˈkoʊm baɪndɪŋ/ (say kohm buynd19) noun a form of binding which employs a plastic strip down the spine with plastic extensions in a spiral shape that slide into the perforations of the page, plastic sleeve, etc …  

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