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tow·el

 (tou′əl)
n.
A piece of absorbent cloth or paper used for wiping or drying.
v. tow·eled, tow·el·ing, tow·els or tow·elled or tow·el·ling
v.tr.
To wipe or rub dry with a towel.
v.intr.
To dry oneself with a towel.

[Middle English towaille, from Old French toaille, of Germanic origin.]

tow·el·ing

also tow·el·ling  (tou′ə-lĭng, tou′lĭng)
n.
Any of various fabrics of cotton or linen used for making towels.

towelling

(ˈtaʊəlɪŋ)
n
(Textiles) an absorbent fabric, esp with a nap, used for making towels, bathrobes, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.towelling - any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towelstowelling - any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
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"
huck, huckaback - toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric
terry cloth, terrycloth, terry - a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
Translations
قُماش المَناشِف
tkanina froté
frotté
frottír
handklæîaefni
froté
havluluk kumaş

towelling

toweling (US) [ˈtaʊəlɪŋ] Nfelpa f

towelling

[ˈtaʊəlɪŋ]
n (= fabric) → tissu m éponge, éponge f
modif [bathrobe] → en épongetowel rail (British) towel rack (US) nporte-serviettes m inv

towelling

nFrottee(stoff) m

towelling

[ˈtaʊəlɪŋ] n (fabric) → (tessuto di) spugna

towel

(ˈtauəl) noun
a piece of any of several types of absorbent cloth or paper for drying oneself, dishes etc after washing etc. After her swim she dried herself with a towel; a roll of paper kitchen towels.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈtowelled , (American) ˈtoweled
to rub with a towel.
ˈtowelling noun
a kind of rough cloth from which towels etc are made.
References in classic literature ?
He had turned towards me now, and was shaking his head, and blowing, and towelling himself.
But I am not a fortune-teller," he said, letting his head drop into a festoon of towel, and towelling away at his two ears.
uk Cuddledry SPF50+ Poncho Towel THIS towelling robe has Rayosan technology which acts like a mirror, deflecting the harmful UV rays off the towel.