a short haircut in which the hairs stand up like a brush.
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 […]
a fire in an area of bushes, shrubs, or brush, as distinct from a forest fire. any small but persistent problem, as within a large organization, a department of a government, or between nations: border skirmishes and other international brush fires. limited in scope, area, or importance, as some labor disputes or local skirmishes. Historical […]
noun a flower or inflorescence with numerous long stamens, usually pollinated by birds or bats