brushed

adjective
\ 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 Made of double-brushed microfiber and bamboo, these sheets are super soft and breathable, so say goodbye to night sweats. Ashley Hughes, Chron, 9 June 2021 Made of lightweight pure aluminum with a brushed stainless exterior, this set's triple-ply construction is designed to ensure great heat conductivity and even distribution and retention, but isn't super hefty to work with. Christine Persaud, USA TODAY, 5 June 2021 Housed by a 39mm stainless-steel case, the sunray-brushed dial’s rich hue darkens towards its edges and is offset by two black sub dials and a date window. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 23 Apr. 2021 In the 2012 renovation, Ms. Manzella featured countertops of brushed Iceberg quartzite, a natural material considered more durable than marble. Laura Hine, WSJ, 20 Apr. 2021 The material is cool to the touch, and the silk has a brushed sheen to it. Talia Abbas, Glamour, 19 Apr. 2021 Our take: This small outdoor misting fan features a convenient and aesthetically pleasing tabletop fan design, colored in a brushed copper finish to give your patio that old fashioned look. Zachary Visconti, chicagotribune.com, 10 Apr. 2021 No matter how busy the days are, or how the weather has transitioned, the brushed cotton fabric is the perfect weight and breathability for all seasons. Julie Tong, Vogue, 15 Mar. 2021 The brushed aluminum exterior pairs perfectly with your Mac and has a bright (maybe a little too bright) white activity LED. Anthony Karcz, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2021

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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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15 Jun 2021

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“Brushed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brushed. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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