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tow 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/tō/,
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towed, past tense; tows, 3rd person singular present; towed, past participle; towing, present participle;
  1. (of a motor vehicle or boat) Pull (another vehicle or boat) along with a rope, chain, or tow bar

  2. (of a person) Pull (someone or something) along behind one
    • - she saw Frank towing Nicky along by the hand
Noun
  1. The coarse and broken part of flax or hemp prepared for spinning

  2. A bundle of untwisted natural or man-made fibers


  1. drag behind; "Horses used to tow barges along the canal"
  2. the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope; "the truck gave him a tow to the garage"
  3. In the composites industry, a tow is an untwisted bundle of continuous filaments, and it refers to man-made fibres, particularly carbon fibres (also called graphite).
  4. This is a list of characters from the 2006 Pixar film Cars.
  5. Towing is the process of pulling or drawing behind a chain, line, bar or some other form of couplings. Towing is most visibly performed by road vehicles, but anything from waterborne vessels to tractors to people can tow cargo. ...
  6. (TOWS) SWOT analysis is a strategic planning method used to evaluate the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats involved in a project or in a business venture. ...
  7. The act of towing and the condition of being towed; Something, such as a tugboat, that tows; Something, such as a barge, that is towed; A rope or cable used in towing; To pull something behind one using a line or chain; to haul
  8. (Towed (Jokes)) What happens to illegally parked frogs? They get toad away.
  9. (Towing) You or your authorised named driver must not use the vehicle for towing unless we have given you written permission.
  10. (TOWING) This reimburses/pays you to have your car towed as a result of a breakdown. It also reimburses/pays you if you require service as a result of a breakdown, but does not cover items (if you paid someone to bring you gas, it would go towards the cost of labor, but not pay for the actual ...
  11. (Towing) Covers the cost of vehicle towing when you need roadside assistance.
  12. (Towing) If the covered vehicle is inoperable, towing insurance will pay for having a wrecker service transport the vehicle to a repair facility. ...
  13. (Towing) Pacific Tow Boat Co.
  14. (Towing) Pays to have YOUR car towed or labor performed at the scene of disablement (jump start). Pays only up to it's limit.
  15. (Towing) The operation of drawing a vessel forward by means of long lines.
  16. (Towing) The optional auto insurance coverage which will reimburse the insured for the expense of towing or repairs at the place of disablement in the event the vehicle becomes disabled. Coverage is written with a per Occurrence Limit. (See Occurrence; Limit)
  17. (Towing) attaching and then pulling a trailer or vehicle behind a vehicle.
  18. (towing) 9 knots (16.65 km/h)
  19. (towing) An assistance or rescue maneuver of another vessel; pulling another boat through the water.
  20. Towing is not allowed.
  21. To pull a boat with another boat, such as a tugboat towing a barge.
  22. A driver is said to "get a tow" when he drafts another car.
  23. to push or pull vessels on a waterway; also refers to the unit comprised of the towing vessel and the vessels being towed or only the vessels being towed. back
  24. Fiber manufactured from cellulose acetate used to create cigarette filters. Tow is used in many products such as fake snow and fake cobwebs.
  25. [Judg 16:9; Is 1:31; Is 43:17] the coarse or broken part of flax or hemp that is left when it is combed into good fiber. Weak and useless for any good purpose.