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Definition of "fine-tooth" [fine-tooth]

  • Having fine teeth set close together. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "fine-tooth" in a sentence
  • "He said Democrats would go over the 99 pages of amendments with a "fine-tooth comb.""
  • "The 55-year-old will need to make a huge effort to convince Americans that he is going through all the local rigs, refineries and depots with a fine-tooth comb to weed out any practices that could suggest safety is not of the highest degree."
  • "“Well, the police are sure going over that security camera with a fine-tooth comb now to see if they got a better view of him last night,” Willy assured her."