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brushless1

[bruhsh-lis] /ˈbrʌʃ lɪs/
adjective
1.
requiring no brush to use or apply:
brushless shaving cream.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; brush1 + -less
Related forms
brushlessness, noun

brushless2

[bruhsh-lis] /ˈbrʌʃ lɪs/
adjective
1.
clear or cleared of brush:
a brushless plain.
Origin
1830-40; brush2 + -less
Related forms
brushlessness, noun
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