paper towel


paper towel
A sheet of absorbent paper, used for cleaning and food preparation, usually sold in and dispensed from rolls.

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  • paper towel — noun count 1. ) a piece of paper in a public toilet that you can use for drying your hands 2. ) AMERICAN a piece of soft thick paper used for wiping up liquid that you have spilt …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • paper towel — n a sheet of soft thick paper that you use to dry your hands or to clean up small amounts of liquid, food etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Paper towel — A paper towel is a towel made from paper. It serves the same general purposes as conventional towels, such as drying hands, wiping windows, dusting, and cleaning up spills. Because paper towels are disposable, they are often chosen to avoid the… …   Wikipedia

  • paper towel — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms paper towel : singular paper towel plural paper towels 1) a piece of paper in a public toilet that you can use for drying your hands 2) American a piece of kitchen paper …   English dictionary

  • paper towel — noun a disposable towel made of absorbent paper • Hypernyms: ↑towel …   Useful english dictionary

  • paper towel — disposable cleaning towel made from paper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paper towel — noun (C) a sheet of soft thick paper that you use to dry your hands …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Paper towel dispenser — A paper towel dispenser is a device that dispenses paper towels in a public restroom when in use. It can either be operated by a handle or automatic.These dispensers are common in North America and other western countries. They are either used to …   Wikipedia

  • Towel — For the surname, see Towell. A towel is a piece of absorbent fabric or paper used for drying or wiping. It draws moisture through direct contact, often using a blotting or a rubbing motion. Common household textile towels are made from cotton,… …   Wikipedia

  • towel — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ clean, fresh ▪ damp, wet ▪ dry ▪ hot, warm ▪ …   Collocations dictionary