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French translation of 'cloth'

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[ˈklɒθ ]
1.  (material) tissu métoffe f
2.  (for cleaning) chiffon m
Wipe it with a damp cloth. Nettoyez-le avec un chiffon humide.
3.  (Britain) (also: tea towel) torchon m
4.  (also: tablecloth) nappe f

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Example Sentences Including 'cloth'

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No longer are the software providers and hardware companies cut from a different cloth.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I could get out and use a cloth.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
In the weaving village, building after building was filled with wooden looms used to make silk and lotus cloth.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The dining room table has a white cloth descending to the floor.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The peaks are on the cloth caps.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They also come with a carry case and cleaning cloth.
The Sun (2016)
They come with a handy cleaning cloth and tough case with a quick release hook so you can attach it to your bag.
The Sun (2013)
Warm ripples of cloth are soft and easy to wear.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
When completely dry, polish off with a clean cloth.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Wrap in a soft cloth to keep warm.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We are talking about days when he had a cloth cap on, not a helmet.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Dry carefully with a clean cloth.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The avuncular Yorkshireman with the cloth cap and the polite twinkle was just a front.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Then cover the tray again with a damp cloth.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But baggage handlers misplaced Aussie sailors' sail cloths.
The Sun (2012)
He fashioned a mast out of a reclaimed aluminium irrigation pipe and a sail from recycled cloth.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
His son was cut from a different cloth.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
In the early 1900s the town produced more cotton cloth than any other in the world.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The cloth fabrics felt fine though.
The Sun (2007)
The older ones usually slept underneath the wagon with just a sail cloth pulled round it to protect them from the elements.
The Sun (2011)
Wipe it with a damp cloth and dry with soft kitchen roll.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Wipe leaves with a damp cloth to remove them.
The Sun (2015)

Trends of 'cloth'

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'cloth' in Other Languages

British English: cloth /klɒθ/ NOUN
material Cloth is material that is used to make things like clothes and curtains.
  • American English: cloth
  • Arabic: قُمَاش
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pano
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: tkanina
  • Czech: látka tkanina
  • Danish: klæde
  • Dutch: doek lap
  • European Spanish: tela
  • Finnish: kangas
  • French: tissu
  • German: Stoff
  • Greek: πανί
  • Italian: panno
  • Japanese: 布地
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: klede
  • Polish: tkanina
  • European Portuguese: pano
  • Romanian: stofă
  • Russian: ткань
  • Latin American Spanish: tela
  • Swedish: tyg
  • Thai: ผ้า
  • Turkish: kumaş
  • Ukrainian: тканина
  • Vietnamese: vải vóc
British English: cloth /klɒθ/ NOUN
for cleaning A cloth is a piece of material that you use to clean something.
  • American English: cloth
  • Arabic: قُمَاشٌ للتَنْظِيف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pano
  • Chinese: 抹布
  • Croatian: krpa
  • Czech: hadr
  • Danish: klud
  • Dutch: doekje
  • European Spanish: trapo
  • Finnish: kangas
  • French: torchon
  • German: Tuch
  • Greek: πανί
  • Italian: strofinaccio
  • Japanese: ふきん
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: klut
  • Polish: ściereczka
  • European Portuguese: pano
  • Romanian: cârpă
  • Russian: тряпка
  • Latin American Spanish: paño
  • Swedish: trasa
  • Thai: ผ้า
  • Turkish: bez
  • Ukrainian: ганчірка
  • Vietnamese: giẻ lau


Translation of cloth from the Collins English to French
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