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a disposable towel made of absorbent paper
A sheet of absorbent paper, used for cleaning and food preparation, usually sold in and dispensed from rolls.
A paper towel is an absorbent, disposable towel made from paper. In Britain, paper towels for kitchen use are also known as kitchen rolls, kitchen paper, or kitchen towels. For home use, paper towels are usually sold in a roll of perforated sheets, but some are sold in stacks of pre-cut and pre-folded layers for use in paper-towel dispensers. Unlike cloth towels, paper towels are disposable and intended to be used only once. Paper towels absorb water because they are loosely woven, which enables water to travel between the fibers, even against gravity (capillary effect). They have similar purposes to conventional towels, such as drying hands, wiping windows and other surfaces, dusting, and cleaning up spills. Paper towel dispensers are commonly used in toilet facilities shared by many people, as they are often considered more hygienic than hot-air hand dryers or shared cloth towels.
A paper towel is an absorbent textile made from paper instead of cloth. Unlike cloth towels, paper towels are disposable and intended to be used only once. Paper towels soak up water because they are loosely woven which enables water to travel between them, even against gravity. Paper towels can be individually packed. Paper towels have almost the same purposes as conventional towels, such as drying hands, wiping windows, dusting and cleaning up spills.
The numerical value of paper towel in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of paper towel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of paper towel in a Sentence
The woman who gave me the wet paper towel as we descended the stairs and which I later used to breathe through; the firefighters who were ascending the stairs as we were descending; the Catholic priest who put his hand on my shoulder and prayed for us as we lay on the street being covered by dust and debris, then there was the bus driver who took us uptown… those people all come to my mind.
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- χαρτοπετσέτα, χαρτί κουζίναςGreek
- toalla de papel, servilleta de papelSpanish
- حوله کاغذیPersian
- paperia, talouspaperi, palaFinnish
- מגבת ניירHebrew
- carta assorbente, tovagliolo di carta, scottexItalian
- キッチンペーパー, ペーパータオルJapanese
- paper linteoLatin
- ręcznik papierowyPolish
- papel de cozinha, papel toalhaPortuguese
- бумажное полотенцеRussian
- hushållspapper, pappershanddukSwedish
- פּאַפּיר האַנטעךYiddish
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