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towelette

[tou-uh-let, tou-let] /ˌtaʊ əˈlɛt, ˌtaʊˈlɛt/
noun
1.
a small paper towel, usually premoistened in a sealed package.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; towel + -ette
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  • Carefully extract the towelette with sterile forceps.
  • Methods are available for liquid, spray, and towelette formulations.
  • After the spill has been removed, use disinfecting towelette to complete the clean-up.
Word Origin and History for towelette
n.

1902, from towel (n.) + -ette.

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