towel

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towel

sterilizable piece of cloth with good water absorbing capacity used to mop up, as a temporary instrument store at a surgical site, as a local drape.

towel clamps
see towel forceps.
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I still have a stack of those dishrags in my cupboard.
Those pieces of equipment are not easy to clean with a spray bottle and dishrag," says Matt Schiering, vice president, general manager for Sani Professional, a division of Orangeburg, N.
To my amazement, the gadwall folded as limp as a dishrag and splashed down on its back in the front area of the pond.
I stopped the sitz baths because they were wiping me out, making me feel like a limp dishrag.
In my hands, it would come out looking like an old dishrag.
Every time it seems to be heading for the sceptical edge of the original, it makes a wrong turn into romance, a move made even worse by the fact Heder and Barrett have all the spark of a wet dishrag.
Then, as all dead goats apparently do, it kicked once and began to tumble down the mountain, each rotation turning its snowy coat to a dirtier dishrag gray until it was gone from sight.
This innocent looking dishrag was a seemingly godsent invention that did something amazing.
Steal a neighbor's dishrag and rub it over your warts .
You're compelled to stay in your seat and by the end you feel completely smacked around and rung out like a dishrag.
He got to the post in the Dubai World Cup looking like a wrung-out dishrag and then performed like one.
Doing cultural democracy demands the incessant recognition of our own moral, cognitive, and cultural inadequacies--without being a wimp or a guilt-dripping dishrag.