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Meaning of "wet wipe" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WET WIPE

wet wipe  [wɛt waɪp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WET WIPE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wet wipe 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 WET WIPE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wet wipe

Wet wipe

A wet wipe, also known as a wet towel, or a moist towelette, is a small moistened piece of paper or cloth that often comes folded and individually wrapped for convenience. Wet wipes are used for cleaning purposes, like personal hygiene or household cleaning.

Definition of wet wipe in the English dictionary

The definition of wet wipe in the dictionary is a disposable moistened paper towel.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WET WIPE


asswipe
ˈæswaɪp
genotype
ˈdʒɛnəʊˌtaɪp
gripe
ɡraɪp
hype
haɪp
logotype
ˈlɒɡəʊˌtaɪp
phenotype
ˈfiːnəʊˌtaɪp
pipe
paɪp
prototype
ˈprəʊtəˌtaɪp
retype
ˌriːˈtaɪp
ripe
raɪp
sideswipe
ˈsaɪdˌswaɪp
Skype
skaɪp
snipe
snaɪp
stereotype
ˈstɛrɪəˌtaɪp
stripe
straɪp
subtype
ˈsʌbˌtaɪp
swipe
swaɪp
type
taɪp
wash-wipe
ˈwɒʃwaɪp
wipe
waɪp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WET WIPE

wet AMD
wet bar
wet behind the ears
wet blanket
wet cell
wet chinook
wet dock
wet dream
wet fish
wet fly
wet look
wet nurse
wet one´s whistle
wet pack
wet room
wet rot
wet shave
wet steam
wet suit
wet-and-dry-bulb thermometer

WORDS THAT END LIKE WET WIPE

baby wipe
bagpipe
downpipe
drainpipe
hornpipe
kipe
lipe
loipe
outlet pipe
overripe
peace pipe
pinstripe
precipe
recipe
Sergipe
sipe
stipe
tailpipe
tripe
water pipe

Synonyms and antonyms of wet wipe in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wet wipe» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WET WIPE

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

Translator English - Chinese

湿纸巾
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

toallita húmeda
570 millions of speakers

English

wet wipe
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गीले पोंछे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مسح الرطب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

влажные салфетки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

wipe
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভেজা মুছা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lingette humide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lap basah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nass wischen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

おしぼり
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

젖은 닦아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngilangke udan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ướt lau
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஈரமான துடைக்காதே
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओले टाळा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ıslak mendil
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

wet wipe
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wytrzeć na mokro
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вологі серветки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ștergeți umed
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υγρή σκουπίστε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nat vee
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

våtservett
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

våtserviett
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wet wipe

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WET WIPE»

The term «wet wipe» is regularly used and occupies the 66.720 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WET WIPE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wet wipe

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WET WIPE»

Discover the use of wet wipe in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wet wipe and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Beryllium: Environmental Analysis and Monitoring
The following is a partial listing of variables to be considered in selecting surface sampling technique(s): Surface clean, dusty or dirty, smooth or rough or porous Wipe vs. bulk Dry wipe vs. wet wipe vs. solvent or alcohol wipe Bulk sampling ...
Michael J. Brisson, Amy A. Ekechukwu, 2009
2
Formulating, Packaging, and Marketing of Natural Cosmetic ...
The various configurations and packaging formats of wet wipe products provide a good example of the range of potential risk factors that can be found within the same product category [23, 24]. The open lidded wet wipe tub design presents a  ...
Nava Dayan, Lambros Kromidas, 2011
3
Asbestos: Engineering, Management and Control
Wet-Wipe Walls Next, the walls are wet-wiped and the floors are mopped (or if the carpet is left in place, it should be thoroughly vacuumed with a HEPA- filtered unit). Workers begin in the areas farthest away from the negative air filtration units  ...
Kenneth F. Cherry, 1988
4
Settled Asbestos Dust Sampling and Analysis
Wipe Samples for Asbestos For asbestos, a wet wipe procedure similar to the lead procedure was developed for areas where microvac sampling could not be used. Unfortunately, the commercial variety of baby wipes were found to contain too ...
Steve M. Hays, James R. Millette, 1994
5
Japan
It is considered rude to wipe your face with the wet wipe; instead, you are supposed to wipe your hands with the wet wipe and then discreetly use the wet wipe throughout the meal, as needed. That being said, we have seen Japanese youths ...
United States. Office of Strategic Services. Research and Analysis Branch, 1945
6
30 Days in Japan
It is considered rude to wipe your face with the wet wipe; instead, you are supposed to wipe your hands with the wet wipe and then discreetly use the wet wipe throughout the meal, as needed. That being said, we have seen Japanese youths ...
7
Fabulous Painted Projects for the Home
Shoulders & Back: 1. Apply a thin layer of blending gel and rebase-coat with Brilliant Ultramarine plus Aqua. Follow growth direction of feathers. 2. While base coat is wet, wipe brush, pick up a small amount of Titanium White on end of chisel  ...
Plaid, 2005
8
Construction Hazardous Materials Compliance Guide: Lead ...
to be recleaned after the second wet wipe and by ending the cleaning verification process after one dry cloth, this final rule is different from the Proposal. The 2006 Proposal required that the dry cloths be used until one passed verification (i.e., ...
R. Dodge Woodson, 2012
9
Surface and Dermal Monitoring for Toxic Exposures
Walgreen's Brand Wet Wipe, at 322 cm2, is typical of most of these wipes in size and composition, containing water, SD alcohol 40, propylene glycol, sor- bic acid, sodium nonoxynol-9-phosphate, Oleth 20, PEG/75, lanolin, disodium ...
Shirley A. Ness, 1994
10
Popular Woodworking - Complete Book of Tips, Tricks & Techniques
The best time to remove excess glue is while it's still wet. Wipe with a cloth dampened with the solvent or thinner for the glue. To totally prevent glue splotching, however, you'll have to soak the wood and wipe it dry several times so you thin the ...
Popular Woodworking, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WET WIPE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wet wipe is used in the context of the following news items.
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Young mum finds dead mouse in Huggies baby wipes - then toddler …
A young mother was horrified when she found a squashed mouse inside a packet of Huggies wet wipes. Leanne Phelps was removing her make-up with the ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Wet wipes spark severe allergic reactions, prompt health warning in …
A health warning has been issued over the use of wet wipes following a spike in allergic reactions to some products. The South Australian Government said ... «ABC Online, Jun 15»
3
Wet wipes giving Sydney's sewerage network bad case of constipation
Supposedly "flushable" wet wipes are cramping Sydney's sewerage network, with 500 tonnes – the equivalent of four blue whales – in wipe "balls" plunged from ... «9news.com.au, Jun 15»
4
Why you should avoid buying wet wipes
Not so convenient after all, wet wipes are terrible for the environment, city sewers, and human health. Avoid at all costs! Wet wipes have been labeled “the ... «Treehugger, Jun 15»
5
Can you handle the dirty truth about wet wipes?
Another day, another piece of evidence that proves wet wipes are the work of the devil, writes Harry Wallop. How often do you use wet wipes? Photo / Thinkstock. «New Zealand Herald, Jun 15»
6
Wet wipes: the biggest villain of 2015
Note on corporate history: From small beginnings – basically being used to clean babies' bottoms in emergencies – wet wipes (aka baby wipes, anti-bacterial ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
7
Wet Wipe Maker Nice-Pak Agrees to Back Up Flushing Claims
Maybe those wet wipes weren't meant to be flushed. Nice-Pak, which makes a variety of personal wipes, has agreed to stop advertising that some products are ... «NBCNews.com, May 15»
8
Wet wipes tearing up Memphis sewer lines
The household item, commonly known for changing diapers, is said to now be gaining popularity with adults. Although, many manufacturers claimed they're ... «wreg.com, Apr 15»
9
11-Ton 'Fatberg' Made Of Wet Wipes And Fat Breaks London Sewer
An 11-ton mass made up of congealed fat, wet wipes, and household waste broke a pipe in a west London sewer Tuesday. The sheer weight of the glob, ... «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
10
Nurse Deborah Roberts stuffed wet wipe into woman's mouth to stop …
Staff nurse Janet Nelson said she heard screaming coming from her bed and went to investigate, only to see Roberts shove the wet wipe into the elderly ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wet wipe [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wet-wipe>. Jul 2020 ».
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