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bristle

(brĭs′əl)
n.
1. A stiff hair.
2. A stiff hairlike structure: the bristles of a wire brush.
v. bris·tled, bris·tling, bris·tles
v.intr.
To stand stiffly on end like bristles: The hair on the dog's neck bristled.
v.tr.
1. To cause to stand erect like bristles; stiffen.
2. To furnish or supply with bristles.

bristle

Dermatology
noun Stiff, strong hair.

Vox populi
verb To react angrily as a situation; seethe.

bris·tle

(brisĕl)
Traditionally, individual short, stiff, natural hair of an animal taken from domestic swine or wild boars, but today most toothbrush bristles are made of nylon and thus are more properly called filaments.

bristle

1. the thick strong animal fibers collected at commercial abattoirs for use in brushes.
2. the sharp serrated awns of grass and some cereal seeds that confer a capacity to penetrate normal skin and mucosa and to cause ulcerative stomatitis, grass seed abscess and the like.
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He then summoned Bristle and said to him: "Assemble all the nobility in the great reception hall, and also tell Blinkem that I want him immediately.
A bristle brush is the absolute best tool for smoothing hair, and finding one that has natural bristles (or synthetic ones that mimic them) is key for healthy, shiny locks.
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In our study we looked at the effects shortening the bristle lengths would have on the reproductive success of male themira biloba.
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Choose nylon bristles, not pure bristle, because they resist splitting and bending better than natural material.
Special features include advanced deep-cleaning bristle technologies, handle designs and materials.
Use a soft bristle brush to create a smooth finish.
Brush out the ringlets you''ve just created, using a natural bristle brush, until you are left with soft waves.
The standard terminology (McAlpine 1981) is followed, with older terminology in brackets: frons (postfrons), face (prefrons), parafacial (paraprefrontal area), facial ridge (prefrontal ridge), frontogenal suture (prefrontal-genal suture), postocellar bristles (postvertical bristles), anepisternum (mesopleuron), katepisternum (sternopleuron), postpronotal lobe (humeral callus), posthumeral bristle (presutural bristle), [R.
These brushes are actually guaranteed against bristle loss - any problems and you can get a replacement.
According to the differences of non-smooth structure, the biological non-smooth surface morphology can be divided into scale type, pit type, bump type, ripple type, and bristle type and so on (Ren Luquan et al.