sanitary towel


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sanitary towel

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sanitary napkin

n
an absorbent pad worn externally by women during menstruation to absorb the menstrual flow
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Noun1.sanitary towel - a disposable absorbent pad (trade name Kotex)sanitary towel - a disposable absorbent pad (trade name Kotex); worn to absorb menstrual flow
pad - a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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The campaigning for sanitary towel provision is showing no signs of fading from the public scene.
Tunisian agency 3SG has developed a TVC for the leading Tunisian sanitary towel brand.
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London, Nov 27 (ANI): A female passenger in the US has claimed that she was subjected to a humiliating pat down by TSA agents after her sanitary towel showed up on the body scanner.
Bodyform has just launched Complete, a sanitary towel that is as thin as a pantyliner.
The purpose of the Sanitary Towel Drive today, is to make an investment in the future of our community.
Even if they are aware, at Rs4 per sanitary towel and Rs12 per nappy, it is far too expensive to consider buying these items on a regular basis.
P&G's current Always campaign, Kimberly-Clark's Kotex Red Dot ads and Accantia's new Lil-lets' series, also eschew traditionally patronising sanitary towel images.
The company's big Birmingham-based tampon sanitary towel and toiletries business is to be sold to a management buy-out team for pounds 140 million while its Elastoplast and Nivea distribution operations are to be sold to a German partner.
Another victim told how she had gone to Caughell for treatment and had woken up to discover her sanitary towel had been removed.
This ultra-slim liner is made specifically for absorbing little leaks, so it's more effective than a normal sanitary towel.
I suggested something like a sanitary towel would be useful and before we knew it we were buying some in a garage at 6.