tumble dryer
noun see tumble dry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tumble dryer — tumble dryers also tumble drier N COUNT A tumble dryer is an electric machine which dries washing by turning it over and over and blowing warm air onto it. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, use dryer) …   English dictionary

  • tumble dryer — tumble drier n BrE a machine that uses hot air to dry clothes after they have been washed = ↑dryer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tumble dryer — noun count BRITISH a DRYER for clothes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tumble-dryer — ► NOUN ▪ a machine that dries washed clothes by spinning them in hot air inside a rotating drum …   English terms dictionary

  • tumble dryer — noun see tumble dry * * * tumble dryer UK US noun [countable] [singular tumble dryer plural tumble dryers] british a machine used for drying clothes after they have been washed …   Useful english dictionary

  • tumble dryer — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tumble dryer : singular tumble dryer plural tumble dryers British a machine used for drying clothes after they have been washed …   English dictionary

  • Tumble dryer — Abluft Wäschetrockner Ein Wäschetrockner ist ein Haushaltsgerät von der Größe einer Waschmaschine, welches dazu benutzt wird, feuchte Textilien unter Zufuhr von warmer Luft maschinell in kurzer Zeit zu trocknen. Umgangssprachlich werden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tumble-dryer — noun a clothes dryer that spins wet clothes inside a cylinder with heated air • Syn: ↑tumble drier • Hypernyms: ↑clothes dryer, ↑clothes drier * * * tumˈble drīˈer or tumbˈle dryˈer noun A machine that dries (clothes, etc) by tumbling them in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tumble dryer — /ˈtʌmbəl draɪə/ (say tumbuhl druyuh) noun a type of clothes dryer in which a rotating barrel tumbles the clothes in warm air. Also, tumble drier …   Australian English dictionary

  • tumble dryer — clothes dryer, electric appliance used for drying laundry quickly …   English contemporary dictionary

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