Comber (noun)

  1. A machine or device used for combing or smoothing fibers or hair.
  2. A person or thing that combs.
  3. A wave that breaks into white water.

Origin:

From middle english cumberen, from old english cumbor 'comb'.

Examples:

  1. The wool comber was an essential tool for the spinning and weaving process.
  2. The hair comber helped to detangle and smooth the girl's hair.
  3. The comber was used to separate the fibers of the wool and to align them.
  4. The beach was full of surfers waiting for the next big comber to come in.
  5. The comber was the one in charge of preparing the raw wool for spinning.
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