tow·​el·​ing | \ ˈtau̇-(ə-)liŋ How to pronounce toweling (audio) \
variants: or towelling

Definition of toweling

: a cotton or linen fabric often used for making towels

Examples of toweling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The initial application needs to occur 15 to 30 minutes before exposure, plus reapplication after swimming, toweling or a lot of sweating. Tracy Maness, Houston Chronicle, "Melanoma can affect all ages: education, protection important," 7 Jan. 2020 Cover them loosely with paper toweling and put them in the refrigerator to dry out. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, "Get Cooking: The happy accident of tarte Tatin," 16 Oct. 2019 After prepping any shrimp that’s to be marinated, be sure first to blot or pat it dry with paper toweling. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, "Shrimp is a natural for grilling," 17 July 2019 This suit, like the toweling tracksuits and the slick plastic macs and trousers, was tailored from upcycled surplus stock left over from Sports Banger’s 2018 collaboration with Slazenger and its owner, Sports Direct. Luke Leitch, Vogue, "In London, Rave Culture Is Alive and Unwell at Sports Banger," 18 Feb. 2019 When browned, remove and drain on paper toweling and keep warm. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "You Asked or It: Irie Zulu’s Winter South African Oxtail Stew," 12 Feb. 2018 Press out any moisture with paper toweling before adding to dressing. Anne Schamberg, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Not a peep of stress: A foolishly simple menu for an April 1 Easter," 20 Mar. 2018 Cotton bedding is from Aiayu, and the toweling is by Vipp. Becca Endicott, ELLE Decor, "The Vipp Hotel Is Only Open To One Guest At A Time," 17 Nov. 2017 When ready to prepare: Remove meat from marinade and drain thoroughly, reserving the wine. Pat lamb dry with paper toweling and season to your preference with salt. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Braise Restaurant Red Wine Braised Lamb," 3 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of toweling

1583, in the meaning defined above

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“Toweling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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