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tease

 [tēz]
to pull apart gently with fine needles to permit microscopic examination.

tease

(tēz),
To separate the structural parts of a tissue by means of a needle, in order to prepare it for microscopic examination.
[A. S. taesan]

tease

(tēz) to pull apart gently with fine needles to permit microscopic examination.

tease

(tēz)
v.
To separate the structural parts of a tissue, as with a needle, in order to prepare it for microscopic examination.

tease

(tēz)
To separate the structural parts of a tissue by means of a needle, to prepare it for microscopic examination.
[A. S. taesan]

tease

1. to pull apart gently with fine needles to permit microscopic examination.
2. to tantalize, e.g. sexually by parading a male in front of a female, or the opposite, in the mating capacity test.
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Create a deep side parting and lightly backcomb the crown section, smoothing over with a comb.
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Take the top section of hair that is remaining and using a fine tooth comb backcomb to create volume and height.
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com Separate the underneath section of your hair and backcomb the roots of the top section.
com Backcombing is key for volume so backcomb roots over your entire head.