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toilet paper

n.
Thin, absorbent paper, usually in rolls, used to clean oneself after defecation or urination. Also called toilet tissue.
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toilet paper

or

toilet tissue

n
thin absorbent paper, often wound in a roll round a cardboard cylinder (toilet roll), used for cleaning oneself after defecation or urination
vb
to cover private property (esp a house) in long strands of unwound toilet paper as a prank. Abbreviation: TP
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toi′let pa`per


n.
a soft, lightweight paper used in bathrooms for personal cleansing after defecation or urination. Also called toi′let tis`sue.
[1880–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toilet paper - a soft thin absorbent paper for use in toiletstoilet paper - a soft thin absorbent paper for use in toilets
tissue paper, tissue - a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
toilet roll - a roll of toilet paper
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Translations
toaletní papír
toiletpapir
wc-paperivessapaperi
papier hygiéniquepapier toilette
toaletni papir
klósettpappír
トイレットペーパー
화장지
straniščni papir
toalettpapper
กระดาษชำระ
giấy vệ sinh

toilet paper

ncarta igienica
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

toilet paper

وَرَقُ الـمِرْحَاض toaletní papír toiletpapir Toilettenpapier χαρτί τουαλέτας papel higiénico wc-paperi papier hygiénique toaletni papir carta igienica トイレットペーパー 화장지 toiletpapier toalettpapir papier toaletowy papel higiénico, papel higiênico туалетная бумага toalettpapper กระดาษชำระ tuvalet kağıdı giấy vệ sinh 卫生纸
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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