\ ˈbrəsht How to pronounce brushed (audio) \

Definition of brushed

1 : finished with a nap a brushed fabric
2 : polished but not shiny brushed aluminum

Examples of brushed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The way Gibson sees it, Bush’s signature hair look, which recalls the heavily fringed, layered cuts of the late ’70s and ’80s with their distinct hot-brushed, hair sprayed finish, is both of the time and all her own. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, 30 July 2022 Our testers reported that the brushed stainless steel felt really solid and durable throughout each test. Rennie Dyball,, 11 July 2022 Though the set is an investment, testers felt like the look of the brushed finish and felt that the high-quality pieces are worth it. Tanya Edwards, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 July 2022 The brushed microfiber material is what makes these consumer-favorite sheets soft and smooth. Shanon Maglente, Good Housekeeping, 8 July 2022 Soft and comfortable, the sheets are made of double-brushed microfiber. Isabel Garcia,, 26 June 2022 This two-inch-wide piece is handmade in Los Angeles and is finished with a brushed brass buckle. Celia Shatzman, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 June 2022 Crafted from double-brushed microfiber, the sheets are simply soft. Isabel Garcia,, 4 June 2022 For those who love the warmth and coziness of flannel sheets, this set from Riley Home has that textbook soft feel, thanks to the brushed surface, paired with strong, durable fabric. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, 2 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of brushed

circa 1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of brushed was circa 1926

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14 Aug 2022

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“Brushed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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