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95 Rather than using a washing-up sponge you have to toss, this has more than 5000 silicon bristles, is dishwasher safe and can be sterilised in a microwave.
A group of bristles resembles a conical brush, with the bristles diverging from the base.
The strong copper bristles sweep easily through hair to leave behind beautiful and lustrous tresses.
The well-designed synthetic bristles make it easy to achieve a professional finish with waterbased paints.
The Sonic Chic utilizes sonic vibrations to scrub the teeth and gums and comes with a hygienic cap to cover the bristles in order to keep them clean as well--an important factor, dentists say, in maintaining healthy oral hygiene.
Abbreviations are as follows: acr = acrostichal bristles, ad = anterodorsal bristles, av = anteroventral bristles, d = dorsal bristles, dc = dorsocentral bristles, LI = fore leg, LII = mid leg, LIII = hind leg, oc = ocellar bristles, pd = posterodorsal bristles, pv = posteroventral bristles, v = ventral bristles, CuAx ratio = length of m-cu/length of distal portion of CuA.
Trimming bristles resulted in less eggs being fertilized, with no eggs being fertilized if bristles were trimmed to a certain point.
The brush is comprised of a core, bristles comprising end portions extending substantially radially around at least a portion of the core, wherein the bristles define a bristled portion of the brush having a first length measured along a longitudinal axis of the core; and at least one notch having a second length measured along the longitudinal axis of the core less than half the first length, with at least one notch defined at a notched bristled portion of the brush.
The head of the toothbrush should be small and the bristles should be short.
The Complete Care[TM] Triple Angle Floss[TM] brush boasts 100 percent interdental tapered bristles for better reach between teeth.
So traditional bristles break up or drop out of the brush and one way or another they can end up in the food process and contaminate the food.
Scientists had known that hairlike bristles, or cilia, on coral help sweep nutrients in, but the purpose of bristles lining the valleys between coral polyps had been more mysterious.