sanitary towel


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sanitary towel

or

sanitary napkin

n
an absorbent pad worn externally by women during menstruation to absorb the menstrual flow
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Translations
vložka
hygiejnebind
terveysside
higijenski uložak
生理用ナプキン
생리대
binda
ผ้าอนามัย
băng vệ sinh

sanitary towel

sanitary napkin (Am) nassorbente m (igienico)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

sanitary towel

مِنْدِيلٌ صِحِّيٌّ نِسَائِيّ vložka hygiejnebind Damenbinde σερβιέτα compresa terveysside serviette hygiénique higijenski uložak assorbente 生理用ナプキン 생리대 maandverband sanitærbind opaska higieniczna absorvente higiênico, penso higiénico гигиеническая прокладка binda ผ้าอนามัย ped băng vệ sinh 卫生巾
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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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.
I suggested something like a sanitary towel would be useful and before we knew it we were buying some in a garage at 6.30am.
THOSE people who object to the sanitary towel advert may well hold old-fashioned views, but many of us long for such past days.
She was asked if she had anything else, and she produced a sanitary towel stuffed with more white powder.