Definitions for TOWtoʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tow, towage(verb)

    the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope

    "the truck gave him a tow to the garage"

  2. tow(verb)

    drag behind

    "Horses used to tow barges along the canal"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tow(noun)

    the coarse and broken part of flax or hemp, separated from the finer part by the hatchel or swingle

  2. Tow(verb)

    to draw or pull through the water, as a vessel of any kind, by means of a rope

  3. Tow(verb)

    a rope by which anything is towed; a towline, or towrope

  4. Tow(verb)

    the act of towing, or the state of being towed; --chiefly used in the phrase, to take in tow, that is to tow

  5. Tow(verb)

    that which is towed, or drawn by a towline, as a barge, raft, collection of boats, ect

Freebase

  1. Tow

    In the composites industry, a tow is an untwisted bundle of continuous filaments, and it refers to man-made fibres, particularly carbon fibres. Tows are designated by the number of fibers they contain. For example, a 12K tow contains about 12,000 fibres. In the textile industry, a tow is a coarse, broken fibre such as flax, hemp, or jute. Flax tows are often used as upholstery stuffing, and tows in general are frequently cut up to produce staple fibre.

Anagrams of TOW »

  1. OTW

  2. Owt

  3. Two


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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • remolcarCatalan, Valencian
  • vlečné lano, táhnout, vléciCzech
  • Abschleppen, Schleppen, Schlepper, SchlepptauGerman
  • ρυμουλκώGreek
  • remolque, remolcar, remolcadorSpanish
  • hinataFinnish
  • remorquer, tracter, remorquage, étoupeFrench
  • slaodScottish Gaelic
  • solear, abordelar, remolcarGalician
  • capecchioItalian
  • vilkšana, pakulas, vilcējs, virveLatvian
  • pārete, taki, pūngahungahu, ngai, tōMāori
  • trekkabel, sleeptouwDutch
  • holowanie, pakuły, holować, holPolish
  • reboque, rebocar, rebocadorPortuguese
  • stupăRomanian
  • тащи́ть, па́кля, буксиро́вочный трос, букси́р, тяну́ть, буксиро́вка, букси́ровать, тяга́чRussian
  • priadza, kúdeľ, vliecť, ťahaťSlovak
  • yedekte çekmekTurkish

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