fine-toothed comb

Primary Meanings of fine-toothed comb

1.
n
a comb with teeth set close together
2.
n
a method of examining in minute detail
Full Definitions of fine-toothed comb
1

n a comb with teeth set close together

Synonyms:
fine-tooth comb
Type of:
comb
a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair
2

n a method of examining in minute detail

Synonyms:
fine-tooth comb
Type of:
examination, scrutiny
the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

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