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throw rug

n.
A small rug for covering a part of a floor. Also called scatter rug.

scat′ter rug`


n.
a small rug for random placement.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.throw rug - a small rugthrow rug - a small rug; several can be used in a room
carpet, carpeting, rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
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As a general rule though, machine-washable throw rugs and runners should be laundered every seven days.
Inside homes, the mostcommon obstacle appears to be throw rugs, followed by falling out of bed.
But it was Americans, travelling through the Oaxaca valley in the 1970s, who saw an opportunity to market the Teotitl'e1n weavers' colourful hand-woven throw rugs.
Examples include fall-proofing her home by removing throw rugs, re-routing cables that run across the floor, and installing grab bars in the bathroom.
Adding non-skid throw rugs can help reduce accident potential.
Help prevent fractures by removing "fall factors" from your home, such as throw rugs and poorly placed electrical cords, and exercise caution when climbing on ladders or stepstools.
Make living areas safer by removing tripping hazards such as throw rugs and clutter in walkways; using nonslip mats in the bathtub and on shower floors; installing grab bars next to the toilet and in the tub or shower; installing handrails on both sides of stairways; and improving lighting throughout the home.
CUE THE CARPET Neutrals, throw rugs and bold stripes are great for laying in the living room and with the growing trend for introducing pattern on the floor, you can really go to town with designs and textures.
Remove tripping hazards such as clutter, throw rugs, cords and furniture in pathways.
Get rid of throw rugs, or tape them down so they don't slide.
If you have weak bones, keep your environment safe--avoid loose throw rugs, make sure you have adequate lighting, and don't keep pet toys or other small items on the floor where you might trip on them.
Remove small throw rugs or use double-sided tape to keep the rugs from slipping.