Contact with something dangerous or undesirable
"I had a brush with danger on my way to work"
"He tried to avoid any brushes with the police"
The act of brushing your hair
"He gave his hair a quick brush"
The act of brushing your teeth
"The dentist recommended two brushes a day"
(4) A minor short-term fight
(5) An implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
(6) Conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor
(7) Momentary contact
(8) A dense growth of bushes
Remove with or as if with a brush
"Brush away the crumbs"
"Brush the dust from the jacket"
"Brush aside the objections"
Touch lightly and briefly
"He brushed the wall lightly"
Rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
"Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket"
Clean with a brush
"She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet"
Sweep across or over
"Her long skirt brushed the floor"
"A gasp swept cross the audience"