2017年1月28日 星期六

towel, tissue, napkin, square (sth) with sth


Critics said it appears that President Trump is picking favorites and overlooking terrorist links in countries such as Saudi Arabia and Turkey that have their own history of terrorism.

The executive action targets seven majority-Muslim countries, but not six others where the president's private businesses are engaged.
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what is square (sth) with sth: to match or agree with something, or to think that one thing is acceptable together with…



paper towel 手巾紙
facial tissue 面紙
toilet paper便紙
napkin 餐巾紙




towel was found in the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary at the entries listed below.
towel Show phonetics
noun [C]
a piece of cloth or paper used for drying someone or something that is wet:
She came downstairs after her shower, wrapped in a towel.
The school provides paper towels for the children to dry their hands on.

towel Show phonetics
verb [T] -ll- or US USUALLY -l-
to rub something with a towel to dry it:
[+ adjective] She towelled her hair dry.
[R] After our swim, we quickly towelled ourselves down and then went to play tennis.

towelling, US USUALLY toweling Show phonetics
noun [U]
a soft thick cloth used especially for making towels or clothing:
a towelling bath robe
towelling socks
sanitary towel UK noun [C] (US sanitary napkin, AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH sanitary pad)
a piece of soft, absorbent material worn by a woman between her legs during her period
tea towel noun [C] (UK ALSO tea cloth, US dishtowel)
a cloth used for drying plates, knives, forks, etc., after you have washed them

tow・el



--> ━━ n., vt. (〈英〉-ll-) タオル(でふく) ((down)).
throw [toss] in the towel 【ボクシング】タオルを投げ入れる; 〔話〕 敗北を認める.
tow・el・ette
 ━━ n. タオレット, ぬれナプキン.
tow・el・(l)ing ━━ n. タオル地.
towel rail [rack] タオル掛け.


tissue (PAPER) Show phonetics
noun [C or U]
soft paper which is used for cleaning, especially your nose, and is thrown away after use, or a small rectangular piece of this:
She handed me a tissue just as I sneezed.
I always keep a box of tissues in the car.
He used a piece of tissue to clean his sunglasses.
Compare handkerchief.

tissue (paper) noun [U]
thin light paper used especially for wrapping delicate things:
The shop assistant wrapped the vase carefully in tissue paper.
napkin Show phonetics
noun [C] (UK ALSO serviette)
a small square piece of cloth or paper used while you are eating for protecting your clothes or to clean your mouth or fingers

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