Tow Meaning and Definition


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Tow meaning

Word: Tow

How to pronounce: təʊ

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. (of a motor vehicle or boat) pull (another vehicle or boat) along with a rope, chain, or tow bar.

Example sentences: "A pickup van towing a trailer"

Noun

Definitions:

1. An act of towing a vehicle or boat.

Example sentences: "The cruiser got a tow from a warship after its engine failed"

Noun

Definitions:

1. The coarse and broken part of flax or hemp prepared for spinning.

Example sentences: "In this process, which is much faster than that using guillotine cutters, tow is dyed, finished, cut, dried, screened, and bagged in one continuous operation."

Abbreviation

Definitions:

1. Tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided (missile).


Synonyms:

tug

towboat

tugboat

oakum

cotton waste

haul

pull

drag

draw

hale

haulage

harness

lug

towrope

towline


Derivations:

towing

towage

towed


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Tow in Other Languages...

Spanish: Remolcar

German: Abschleppen

French: Remorquage

Italian: Rimorchio

Turkish: çektirmek


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