or fine-toothed comb
- A comb with teeth set close together.
- A method of searching or investigating in minute detail: examined the figures with a fine-tooth comb but found no errors.
- To go over or through with a fine-tooth comb
- To search meticulously.
Variant of fine-toothed comb
a comb with fine, closely set teeth
also fine-tooth comb
fine-toothed comb Idioms
go over with a fine-toothed comb
to examine very carefully and thoroughly