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Meaning of "face cloth" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FACE CLOTH

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FACE CLOTH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Face cloth is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FACE CLOTH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of face cloth in the English dictionary

The definition of face cloth in the dictionary is a small piece of cloth used to wash the face and hands US equivalent: washcloth.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FACE CLOTH

face
face as long as a fiddle
face card
face cream
face down
face flannel
face flies
face guard
face mask
face out
face pack
face painting
face powder
face recognition
face the music
face time
face to face
face up to
face validity
face value

WORDS THAT END LIKE FACE CLOTH

backcloth
bark cloth
broadcloth
cheesecloth
cloth
dishcloth
drop cloth
emery cloth
facecloth
floorcloth
grass cloth
ground cloth
loincloth
oilcloth
out of whole cloth
sailcloth
sloth
sponge cloth
tablecloth
the cloth
washcloth

Synonyms and antonyms of face cloth in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «face cloth» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FACE CLOTH

Find out the translation of face cloth to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of face cloth from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «face cloth» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

面巾
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

manopla
570 millions of speakers

English

face cloth
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चेहरा कपड़े
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مِنْشَفَةُ الوَجْه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

махровая салфетка (для обтирания лица
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pano para rosto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মুখ কাপড়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gant de toilette
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kain muka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Waschlappen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

洗面用タオル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수건
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kain wungu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khăn mặt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முக துணி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चेहरा कापड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yüz bez
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

asciugamano da viso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ręcznik do twarzy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

рушничок для обличчя
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

burete de baie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πετσέτα προσώπου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

waslap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tvättlapp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vaskeklut
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of face cloth

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FACE CLOTH»

The term «face cloth» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.161 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FACE CLOTH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about face cloth

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FACE CLOTH»

Discover the use of face cloth in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to face cloth and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Face of God: The Rediscovery of the True Face of Jesus
Paul Badde takes the reader along on a thrilling journey of discovery as he travels to research this remarkable relic, tracing the turbulent history of the Holy Face from ancient times up to the historic 2006 visit to Manoppello by Pope ...
Paul Badde, 2010
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Textile calculation: being a guide to calculations relating ...
In both weaves the back warp interlaces into the face cloth. In weave Fig. 45, we find the ? twill used for stitching, the proper allowance for the same is a deduction of 24 per cent. from the face structure; hence, in example : 45 threads, proper ...
Emanuel Anthony Posselt, 1903
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The structure of fibres, yarns and fabrics: being a ...
G7.2 67 2 X4 — '— — =268.8h-6=44.8 threads (or practically 45) required to be used if dealing with a single cloth. The next to be taken into consideration is the stitching of both cloths. In both weaves the back warp interlaces into the face cloth.
Emanuel Anthony Posselt, 1900
4
The cotton weaver's handbook: a practical guide to the ...
Fig, 257a would be the lifting or weaving plan, assuming that the front two healds are for producing the face cloth and the back two healds for the back cloth, the warp threads being drawn alternately over their respective setts of heald shafts.
Henry Brougham Heylin, 1908
5
Technology of Textile Design: Being a Practical Treatise on ...
645 illustrates the combining of two plain woven cloths into one fabric by binding the back-warp into the face-cloth. It will be seen that the points where the back- cloth interlaces into the face will show on the surface, but as only one thread ...
Emanuel Anthony Posselt, 1889
6
The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of ...
The outer or face cloth employed is of a more open, soft, and loose texture than that hitherto employed in the manufacture of elastic fabrics. The back piece or lining of the combined fabric may consist of calico or any other cheap and durable ...
William Newton, 1858
7
The new technical educator: an encyclopaedia of technical ...
Before we enter into the question of the application of double cloth to particular fabrics, we must consider the relation of the back to the face cloth in all its aspects . We have already examined the relation of the two cloths to each other when ...
8
The Repertory of patent inventions [formerly The Repertory ...
I prefer to use for the face cloth a woven fabric consisting of a species of reversible cloth, the face or upper surface of which is composed entirely of wool, or other soft material, whilst the under surface or back thereof, consists of cotton or other ...
9
The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries ...
I prefer to use for the face cloth a woven fabric consisting of a species of reversible cloth, the face or upper surface of which is composed entirely of wool, or other soft material, whilst the under surface or back thereof, consists of cotton or other ...
10
The Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena
Far less known than the SHROUD OF TURIN, which is the cloth or “napkin” many believe was used to wrap the body ofJesus following his cruci- fixion, the sudarium or face cloth that was reput- edly used to cover and clean the face ofJesus ...
‎2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FACE CLOTH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term face cloth is used in the context of the following news items.
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10 things you're doing to ruin your skin 2:42PM
... make-up brushes. Bacteria, bacteria, bacteria. Oh, and on that note, you should be washing your face cloth after every couple of uses, too. «Glamour.com, Jul 15»
2
The Kitchen: Where Natural Beauty Products Lurk
Gently remove with wet face cloth for a moisturised glow. Lemon, sugar and salt can be used as body scrub: Mix 1 cup of brown sugar with 1/2 ... «Daily Times Nigeria, Jun 15»
3
Dr Bernadette Carr answers your questions on ear infections and …
Some people find that placing a warm (not hot), moist (not wet) face cloth over the ear may help to lessen the level of pain. The source of any ... «Irish Examiner, Jun 15»
4
Spa treatments from ingredients in your kitchen
Gently massage a small amount of oil into the skin and rinse with warm water and a face cloth. You can also try olive or coconut oils, however, some people find ... «Body and Soul, Jun 15»
5
A Great Makeover Starts with Clean, Quality Brushes
I recommend you wipe them on a damp face cloth after each use and really wash them out monthly before they get too saturated with product or ... «Capecodonline, Jun 15»
6
Product watch: skincare treatments
To remove blackheads, first open pores gently with a warm face cloth. Then press the looped tip of a comedone extractor over the blocked pore ... «Irish Examiner, Jun 15»
7
Men's Grooming Gadgets: Suspicious or Spectacular?
I've always been fine with a soap bar and face cloth, but my wife swears by her old Clarisonic, a cordless skin scrubber with oscillating brush ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
8
From herbs to hot foot baths - 15 ways to ease a headache naturally
Try a hot compress the next time you're tempted to reach for the painkillers. Simply dip a face cloth in very hot water, wring it out and fold it into ... «Irish Independent, Jun 15»
9
Get soapy, not soppy with Father's Day gifts
They can even treat him to a bamboo soap bag at £1.95 or a Ramie face cloth for £2.95, or take advantage of special Father's Day offers ... «The Bolton News, Jun 15»
10
How to Self-Tan and not Look Like a Streaky Weirdo
Now use a wet wipe or the corner of a damp face cloth to wipe around your lips, at the creases of your nose and across the eyebrows to avoid ... «Huffington Post Canada, Jun 15»

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