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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

  1. (tow) drag behind; "Horses used to tow barges along the canal"
  2. (towage) tow: 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. (Tow) 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. (Tow (Cars)) This is a list of characters from the 2006 Pixar film Cars.
  5. Towage is the act of having one ship or boat pull (tow) another. The puller is referred to as the tug, while the vessel pulled is referred to as the tow. Ships specialized for towing are called tugboats. Ships without motive power, which can only be moved by towing, are called barges.
  6. 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. ...
  7. (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. ...
  8. (tow) 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
  9. (towage) The act of towing; A charge for towing
  10. (Tow) to pull: also, one or more barges or other floating vessels in charge of a self-propelled vessel which is transporting it or them.
  11. (tow) To pull a boat with another boat, such as a tugboat towing a barge.
  12. (TOW) tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided missile
  13. Tow tractor model designator.
  14. (TOW) Tail Over Water. When an aircraft is parked so close to the edge of the flight deck its tail is actually over the water. Common practice used to save space on the flight deck.
  15. (TOW) Acronym for Tube-launched, Optical, Wire-guided, the standard U.S.crew-portable or vehicle mounted anti-tank weapon. For its modern line, 21C has released a TOW Anti-Tank Weapon Set.
  16. (TOW) Temperature Operating Window, defined by a fluid's ability to meet OEM start-up and minimum viscosity requirements, see NFPA recommended practice T2.13.13-2002
  17. (TOW) Thing On the Wall (see also BVC)
  18. (TOW) Time of Week. TOW is measured in seconds from midnight Saturday night/Sunday morning GPS time.
  19. (TOW) [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.
  20. (Tow (Roving, Strand)) A large grouping of carbon fiber filaments packaged together onto a single spool, or bobbin. Also referred to as a roving or strand. The term "small tow" refers to carbon fiber rovings that contain 24,000 (24K) or fewer filaments. ...
  21. (Tow) A boat or barge, or a collection of boats or barges, hauled by another vessel. A raft of logs hauled by a power vessel.
  22. (Tow) A large group of continuous filaments, such as nylon, polyester, etc., without any definite twist.
  23. (Tow) Continuous synthetic fiber filaments (without twist) collected in a loose rope-like form and held together by crimp. Tow is the form before fiber is cut into staple.
  24. (Tow) Fiber manufactured from cellulose acetate used to create cigarette filters. Tow is used in many products such as fake snow and fake cobwebs.
  25. (Tow) In bast fiber processing, there are only two main types of fiber; the long straight strong fibers called long line and the short, bent and/or weak fibers called tow.  During processing, tow fibers are produced at each stage of fiber preparation. ...