Northeastern U.S. a whisk broom.
South Midland and Southern U.S. a large broom made of bound twigs or husks and used for outdoor sweeping.
a short haircut in which the hairs stand up like a brush. Historical Examples Captives of the Flame Samuel R. Delany
noun Usage Note Historical Examples The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book Victor Hirtzler
a type of corona discharge that takes place between two electrodes at atmospheric pressure, characterized by long, branched, luminous streamers of ionized particles. noun a slightly luminous electrical discharge between points of high charge density when the charge density is insufficient to cause a spark or around sharp points on a highly charged conductor because […]