fine'-tooth comb'

Pronunciation: (fīn'tOOth"), [key]
1. a comb having narrow, closely set teeth.
2. go over or through with a fine-tooth comb, to examine in close detail; search thoroughly; fine-comb: The police went over the apartment with a fine-tooth comb. Also,fine'-toothed comb'Pronunciation: (fīn'tOOtht", -tOO&thslash;d"). [key]

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