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brushed

[bruhsht] /brʌʃt/
adjective
1.
having a nap raised or a surface produced by a brushing process:
brushed cotton.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see brush1, -ed2
Related forms
unbrushed, adjective
well-brushed, adjective
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brushed

/brʌʃt/
adjective
1.
(textiles) treated with a brushing process to raise the nap and give a softer, warmer finish: brushed nylon
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