terry cloth


Definition of terry cloth

  1. :  a type of soft, thick cloth with many tiny loops on its surface that is often used to make towels

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the loop forming the pile in uncut pile fabrics

    :  an absorbent fabric with such loops —called also terry cloth

  1. :  a pliable material made usually by weaving, felting, or knitting natural or synthetic fibers and filaments

    :  a similar material (as of glass)

    :  a piece of cloth adapted for a particular purpose

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