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towel

A cloth used for wiping, especially one used for drying anything wet, as the person after a bath.

(Science: botany) Towel gourd, the fruit of the cucurbitaceous plant Luffa aegyptiaca; also, the plant itself. The fruit is very fibrous, and, when separated from its rind and seeds, is used as a sponge or towel.

Synonym: egyptian bath sponge, and dishcloth.

Origin: OE.towaille, towail, F. Touaille, LL. Toacula, of Teutonic origin; cf. OHG. Dwahila, swahilla, G. Zwehle, fr. OHG. Dwahan to wash; akin to D. Dwaal a towel, AS. Thwean to wash, OS. Thwahan, Icel. Thva, Sw. Tva, Dan. Toe, Goth. Thwahan. Cf. Doily.


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... a wet mount?, how long should you let your stains sit on your specimen(s)?, how do you prevent your specimen(s) from being taken up by the paper towel when 'dragging' the stain across the slide and when clearing the stain from the slide?. Thanks. :)

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