towel rack

a rack consisting of one or more bars on which towels or washcloths are hung.
[1875-80]

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  • towel rack — noun a rack consisting of one or more bars on which towels can be hung (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑towel horse • Hypernyms: ↑rack * * * noun : a small rack with bars for hanging or drying towels (as in a kitchen or bathroom) * * * a rack consisting of one… …   Useful english dictionary

  • towel-rack — towˈel horse, towˈel rack or towˈel rail noun A frame or rail for hanging towels on • • • Main Entry: ↑towel …   Useful english dictionary

  • towel rack — pole on which towels are hung to dry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • towel rail — also towel rack AmE n a bar or frame on which towels can be hung, especially in a bathroom …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • towel horse — noun a rack consisting of one or more bars on which towels can be hung • Syn: ↑towel rack • Hypernyms: ↑rack * * * noun : towel rack …   Useful english dictionary

  • rack — I n. framework, stand 1) a bomb; clothes; hat; luggage (AE), roof (BE); rifle; towel rack instrument of torture 2) on the rack II n. (obsol.) destruction to go to rack and ruin * * * [ræk] clothes hat …   Combinatory dictionary

  • rack — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. strain, exert; torture, distress, torment, agonize. See thought, pain. n. single foot, pace; frame[work]; wheel, iron maiden; scud, broken clouds. See motion, cloudiness, support. II (Roget s IV) n …   English dictionary for students

  • towel rail — noun a horizontal bar a few inches from a wall for holding towels • Syn: ↑towel bar • Hypernyms: ↑bar * * * ˈtowel rail f14 [towel rail] (BrE …   Useful english dictionary

  • towel rail — also towel rack noun (C) a bar or frame on which towels can be hung, especially in a bathroom …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • towel — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ clean, fresh ▪ damp, wet ▪ dry ▪ hot, warm ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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