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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 comb·ing /ˈkomɪŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Comb, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Combed p. pr. & vb. n. Combing.] To disentangle, cleanse, or adjust, with a comb; to lay smooth and straight with, or as with, a comb; as, to comb hair or wool. See under Combing.
    Comb down his hair; look, look! it stands upright.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 Note: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.
 (c) Naut. See Coamings.
 Combing machine 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the act of drawing a comb through hair; "his hair needed a
          comb" [syn: comb]