terry cloth


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Noun1.terry cloth - a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
toweling, towelling - any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
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And before you cringe again, know that GladRags are made of highly absorbent, heavyweight cotton flannel and terry cloth and can be machine or hand washed.
We scoured some of Lane County's best fabric stores with one goal in mind - a yard of high-quality terry cloth.
She said: 'I bought a 50-metre roll of terry cloth.
For use on submarines, use Hydro entangled rayon, NSN 7920-01-4634653 (18" wide) or NSN 7920-01-4634652 (36" wide) as an alternative to terry cloth roll 36" NSN 8305-00-9654430 or NSN 8305-00-205-3065.
James Campbell Caruso, executive chef of El Farol in Santa Fe, stems the chilies, pinches off the seed clusters, lays the chilies flat on a cuffing board, and rubs off the char with a damp terry cloth.
Mother made terry cloth "aprons" to use when she was going to eat things like watermelon and made a sensation when she used the "bib.
Each was placed in a cage with two inanimate surrogate mothers -- one made of wire, the other of terry cloth.
In response to these concerns, the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) proposed a variation--researchers wrapped test specimens in removable terry cloth covers and tested them according to Procedure B.
Plate and wick method: Place a washcloth or piece of terry cloth on a plate.
It's designed to protect adult clothes and is 100% cotton terry cloth.
With shades of bright yellow and Kelly green enlivening fabrics that ranged from silk chiffon to terry cloth and velure, Roi injected the Palm Beach look with a dose of the psychedelic 60s as vampy models worked the audience, flouncing and winking, a marked contrast to their usual moribund, if not morbid, pose.
Real nappies have come a long way since the days of itchy Terry cloth and safety pins.