[kohm-foo t-id] /ˈkoʊmˌfʊt ɪd/
any of numerous spiders constituting the family Theridiidae, having a comblike row of bristles on the tarsi of the hind legs.
[koh-mer] /ˈkoʊ mər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. a long, curling wave. /ˈkəʊmə/ noun 1. a person, tool, or machine that combs wool, flax, etc 2. a long curling wave; roller n. c.1200, “one who cards wool,” agent noun from comb (v.).
noun 1. (in weaving) a wooden frame pierced with a series of small holes through which the harness cords are threaded, used to regulate the cords and determine the texture and width of a repeat in a fabric.
- Come up against
Encounter, especially an obstacle or problem. For example, I’ve never come up against anything I can’t handle, or Dealing with Malcolm is like coming up against a brick wall.
- Come up for air
verb phrase To pause, take a break: been at this since 8 and need to come up for air