As adjectives the difference between detailed and toothcombing
is that detailed
is characterized by attention to detail and thoroughness of treatment while toothcombing
is very thorough; detailed (of a search, analysis etc).
As a verb detailed
Characterized by attention to detail and thoroughness of treatment.
Very thorough; detailed (of a search, analysis etc.).
*2010 , Guy Deutscher, Through the Language Glass , Arrow 2011, p. 30:
*:Gladstone's toothcombing analysis of what the poems said and – sometimes even more importantly — what they did not say thus led him to remarkable discoveries about the cultural world of the ancient Greeks.