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towel

['tauəl] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. полотенце

    2. рел. престольный покров

  2. гл.

    1. = towel down, = towel off

      1. вытираться полотенцем

      2. вытирать полотенцем

    2. накрывать полотенцем

    3. разг. бить

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towel

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полотенце

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Ali came from the house carrying on his head a tin bath, a folding chair, and a bundle tied up in an old towel.
Из дома вышел Али, неся на голове жестяную ванну, складной стул и сверток, увязанный в старое полотенце.
Greene, Henry Graham / The Heart of the MatterГрин, Генри Грэм / Суть дела
Суть дела
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Greene Graham, 1938, 1940, 1945
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
The Heart of the Matter
Greene, Henry Graham
© 1948 by Graham Greene
© Graham Greene, 1971
The neck was wrapped in a bloody towel.
Шея была замотана окровавленным полотенцем.
Tolstoy, Leo / Hadji MuradТолстой, Л.Н. / Хаджи-Мурат
Хаджи-Мурат
Толстой, Л.Н.
Hadji Murad
Tolstoy, Leo
But the children gave him no time; Edward took his bathing-drawers and his towel, Athelstan tore the bed-clothes away; and in three minutes they all clattered down into the road.
Но дети не дали ему раздумывать; Эдуард схватил его купальные трусы и полотенце, Ательстан стащил с него одеяло, и через три минуты все они скатились по лестнице на дорогу.
Maugham, Somerset / Of Human BondageМоэм, Сомерсет / Бремя страстей человеческих
Бремя страстей человеческих
Моэм, Сомерсет
© "Издательство иностранной литературы", 1959
Of Human Bondage
Maugham, Somerset
© 1915, 1936 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
Melanie lay full length in the back of the wagon, and, beside her, were Wade and the towel-swathed baby.
Мелани, вытянувшись, лежала на дне повозки и рядом с ней — Уэйд и закутанный в простыню младенец.
Mitchell, Margaret / Gone with the windМитчелл, Маргарет / Унесенные ветром. Том 1
Унесенные ветром. Том 1
Митчелл, Маргарет
© Перевод. Т. А. Озерская, 1982
Gone with the wind
Mitchell, Margaret
© 1936 By Macmillan Publishing Company, a division of Macmillan. Inc.
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell and Trust Compnay of Georgia as Executors of Margaret Mitchell Marsh
The coiffeur put a towel over it and rubbed it softly.
Парикмахер накинул на Кэтрин полотенце и осторожно вытер волосы.
Hemingway, Ernest / The Garden of EdenХемингуэй, Эрнест / Райский сад
Райский сад
Хемингуэй, Эрнест
© Hemingway Foreign Rights Trust, 1986
© Перевод. Г. Веснина, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
The Garden of Eden
Hemingway, Ernest
© 1986 by Mary Hemingway, John Hemingway, Patrick Hemingway, and Gregory Hemingway
I brought a huge towel, pulled off her dress, and wrapped her.
Я сбегал в ванную, стащил с Констанции платье и укутал ее гигантским полотенцем.
Bradbury, Ray / Let's All Kill ConstanceБрэдбери, Рэй / Давайте все убьем Констанцию
Давайте все убьем Констанцию
Брэдбери, Рэй
© 2003 by Ray Bradbury
© Л. Брилова, перевод с английского, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
Let's All Kill Constance
Bradbury, Ray
© 2003 by Ray Bradbury
It had an unusually large jack-towel on a roller inside the door, and he would wash his hands, and wipe them and dry them all over this towel, whenever he came in from a police court or dismissed a client from his room.
На двери висело большущее полотенце, которым он, вымыв руки, долго и тщательно вытирал их всякий раз, как возвращался из полицейского суда или как очередной клиент выходил из его кабинета.
Dickens, Charles / Great ExpectationsДиккенс, Чарльз / Большие надежды
Большие надежды
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1960
Great Expectations
Dickens, Charles
© 2010 Ignatius Press, San Francisco
"You put that towel on your head?" asked Alyosha.
-- Ты прикладывал это полотенце к голове? -- спросил Алеша.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
" He wrapped a towel around himself and went farther out on the balcony.
— Он обернул полотенце вокруг бедер и вышел на балкон.
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key / Tender is the NightФицджеральд, Фрэнсис Скотт Кей / Ночь нежна
Ночь нежна
Фицджеральд, Фрэнсис Скотт Кей
© 1933, 1934 by Charles Scribner's Sons
© renewed 1948, 1951 by Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan
© Перевод Е. Калашниковой. Наследники, 2007
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2007
Tender is the Night
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
Ivan went into the corner, took a towel, and did as he said, and with a wet towel on his head began walking up and down the room.
Иван Федорович прошел в угол, взял полотенце, исполнил, как сказал, и с мокрым полотенцем на голове стал ходить взад и вперед по комнате.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
He darted a lightning glance over the display, then threw the board back to her, knotted the towel in place, and ran barefoot for his command center.
Ему хватило одного взгляда на дисплей. Он сунул блокнот обратно в руки лейтенанту, замотал полотенце вокруг пояса и побежал босиком на командный пункт.
Weber, David,White, Steve / In Death GroundВебер, Дэвид,Уайт, Стив / Земля смерти
Земля смерти
Вебер, Дэвид,Уайт, Стив
In Death Ground
Weber, David,White, Steve
© 1997 by David Weber & Steve White
He had large, knobby hands which he wiped slowly on a celltex towel.
У него были большие узловатые руки, которые он не торопясь вытирал селлетексовым полотенцем.
Asimov, Isaac / The Caves of SteelАзимов, Айзек / Стальные пещеры
Стальные пещеры
Азимов, Айзек
© Издательство «Детская литература», 1967
The Caves of Steel
Asimov, Isaac
© 1953,1954 by Isaac Asimov
Ivan looked strangely at the towel: recollection seemed to come back to him for an instant.
Иван странно посмотрел на полотенце; память как бы в миг воротилась к нему.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"That's all nonsense!" said Svidrigailov, wetting a towel and putting it to his head."But I can answer you in one word and annihilate all your suspicions.
- Это все вздор, - сказал Свидригайлов, намачивая полотенце и прикладывая его к голове, - а я вас одним словом могу осадить и все ваши подозрения в прах уничтожить.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
l may not be able to do anything about the Maidens, he thought grimly as he tossed a linen towel back to one of the serving men,but burn me if there isn't oneAiel woman who'll learn I'm the Car'a'carn!
Видно, с Девами ничего не поделаешь, мрачно подумал Ранд, кинув слуге полотенце, но чтоб мне сгореть, если тут есть хоть одна айилка, которая не узнает, что Кар'а'карн - это я!
Jordan, Robert / The Fires of HeavenДжордан, Роберт / Огни небес
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.

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'tauəlNounполотенцеExamples

bath towel — банное полотенце
dish, tea towel — полотенце для посуды, кухонное полотенце
face towel — полотенце для лица
hand towel — полотенце для рук
linen towel — льняное полотенце
paper towel — бумажное полотенце
roller towel — бумажное полотенце в рулоне
Turkish towel — махровое полотенце
sanitary towel — гигиеническая подушечка, прокладка

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  1. 1.

    рушник

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  2. 2.

    Рушник (полотенце из домотканого холста)

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    полотенце

    translation added by Raney Sokkelfild
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Collocations

jack towel
полотенце
roller towel
полотенце на ролике
sanitary towel
женская прокладка
tea towel
кухонное полотенце
throw in the towel
признать себя побежденным
throw in the towel
сдаться
toss in the towel
признать себя побежденным
toss in the towel
сдаться
towel clip
бельевой зажим
towel clip
зажим для прикрепления операционного белья
towel horse
вешалка или подставка для полотенец
towel method
метод полотенца
towel rail
вешалка для полотенец
towel ribbon
полотнищевая красящая лента
towel rail
вешалка

Word forms

towel

noun
SingularPlural
Common casetoweltowels
Possessive casetowel'stowels'

towel

verb
Basic forms
Pasttoweled, towelled
Imperativetowel
Present Participle (Participle I)toweling, towelling
Past Participle (Participle II)toweled, towelled
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I towelwe towel
you towelyou towel
he/she/it towelsthey towel
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am toweling, towellingwe are toweling, towelling
you are toweling, towellingyou are toweling, towelling
he/she/it is toweling, towellingthey are toweling, towelling
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have toweled, towelledwe have toweled, towelled
you have toweled, towelledyou have toweled, towelled
he/she/it has toweled, towelledthey have toweled, towelled
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been toweling, towellingwe have been toweling, towelling
you have been toweling, towellingyou have been toweling, towelling
he/she/it has been toweling, towellingthey have been toweling, towelling
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I toweled, towelledwe toweled, towelled
you toweled, towelledyou toweled, towelled
he/she/it toweled, towelledthey toweled, towelled
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was toweling, towellingwe were toweling, towelling
you were toweling, towellingyou were toweling, towelling
he/she/it was toweling, towellingthey were toweling, towelling
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had toweled, towelledwe had toweled, towelled
you had toweled, towelledyou had toweled, towelled
he/she/it had toweled, towelledthey had toweled, towelled
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been toweling, towellingwe had been toweling, towelling
you had been toweling, towellingyou had been toweling, towelling
he/she/it had been toweling, towellingthey had been toweling, towelling
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will towelwe shall/will towel
you will towelyou will towel
he/she/it will towelthey will towel
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be toweling, towellingwe shall/will be toweling, towelling
you will be toweling, towellingyou will be toweling, towelling
he/she/it will be toweling, towellingthey will be toweling, towelling
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have toweled, towelledwe shall/will have toweled, towelled
you will have toweled, towelledyou will have toweled, towelled
he/she/it will have toweled, towelledthey will have toweled, towelled
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been toweling, towellingwe shall/will have been toweling, towelling
you will have been toweling, towellingyou will have been toweling, towelling
he/she/it will have been toweling, towellingthey will have been toweling, towelling
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would towelwe should/would towel
you would towelyou would towel
he/she/it would towelthey would towel
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be toweling, towellingwe should/would be toweling, towelling
you would be toweling, towellingyou would be toweling, towelling
he/she/it would be toweling, towellingthey would be toweling, towelling
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have toweled, towelledwe should/would have toweled, towelled
you would have toweled, towelledyou would have toweled, towelled
he/she/it would have toweled, towelledthey would have toweled, towelled
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been toweling, towellingwe should/would have been toweling, towelling
you would have been toweling, towellingyou would have been toweling, towelling
he/she/it would have been toweling, towellingthey would have been toweling, towelling
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am toweled, towelledwe are toweled, towelled
you are toweled, towelledyou are toweled, towelled
he/she/it is toweled, towelledthey are toweled, towelled
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being toweled, towelledwe are being toweled, towelled
you are being toweled, towelledyou are being toweled, towelled
he/she/it is being toweled, towelledthey are being toweled, towelled
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been toweled, towelledwe have been toweled, towelled
you have been toweled, towelledyou have been toweled, towelled
he/she/it has been toweled, towelledthey have been toweled, towelled
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was toweled, towelledwe were toweled, towelled
you were toweled, towelledyou were toweled, towelled
he/she/it was toweled, towelledthey were toweled, towelled
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being toweled, towelledwe were being toweled, towelled
you were being toweled, towelledyou were being toweled, towelled
he/she/it was being toweled, towelledthey were being toweled, towelled
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been toweled, towelledwe had been toweled, towelled
you had been toweled, towelledyou had been toweled, towelled
he/she/it had been toweled, towelledthey had been toweled, towelled
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be toweled, towelledwe shall/will be toweled, towelled
you will be toweled, towelledyou will be toweled, towelled
he/she/it will be toweled, towelledthey will be toweled, towelled
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been toweled, towelledwe shall/will have been toweled, towelled
you will have been toweled, towelledyou will have been toweled, towelled
he/she/it will have been toweled, towelledthey will have been toweled, towelled