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toilet

Denizione di  toilet - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale



Definizione monolingua toilet


toilet


Verb

toilet (third-person singular simple present toilets, present participle toileting, simple past and past participle toileted)


  1. (dated) To dress and groom oneself
  2. To use the toilet, or assist (a child etc) in using the toilet
Noun

toilet (plural toilets)


  1. (archaic) Personal grooming; washing, dressing etc. [from 17th c.]
    • 1931, William Faulkner, Sanctuary, Vintage 1993, p. 111:
      Three women got down and standing on the curb they made unabashed toilets, smoothing skirts and stockings, brushing one anothers back, opening parcels and donning various finery.
  2. (now rare) Ones style of dressing; dress, outfit. [from 18th c.]
    • 1872, George Eliot, Middlemarch, 1:
      ""It is so painful in you, Celia, that you will look at human beings as if they were merely animals with a toilet, and never see the great soul in a mans face.""
    • 1917, Arthur Conan Doyle, ""The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge"":
      ""It is a quarter-past two,"" he said. ""Your telegram was dispatched about one. But no one can glance at your toilet and attire without seeing that your disturbance dates from the moment of your waking.""
  3. (archaic) A dressing room. [from 19th c.]
  4. Now specifically, a room or enclosed cubicle containing a lavatory, e.g., a bathroom or water closet (w.c.).
    • 1906, Upton Sinclair, The Jungle, Chapter 26:
      there were also tons of garbage festering in the sun, and the greasy laundry of the workers hung out to dry, and dining rooms littered with food and black with flies, and toilet rooms that were open sewers.
  5. A lavatory or device for depositing human waste and then flushing it away with water. [from 20th c.]
    EPA is currently developing the specification for high-efficiency toilets. All HETs that meet WaterSense criteria for efficiency and performance will be eligible to receive a label once EPA finalizes the specification. — US Environmental Protection Agency.
  6. Other similar devices, such as squat toilets, as in Japan or the Middle East.
  7. (figuratively) A shabby or dirty place, especially a lounge/bar/pub/tavern. [from 20th c.]
    • 1982, The Mosquito Coast:
      Look around you. Its a toilet.


Definizione italiano>inglese toilet

toeletta
  personal grooming
  dressing room
  bathroom with toilet
  lavatory, w.c. (the room)
bagno
  bathroom with toilet
  lavatory, w.c. (the room)
  Una stanza equipaggiata con almeno un apparecchio sanitario, come una vasca da bagno, una doccia, un lavandino o un gabinetto.
  A room or building equipped with one or more toilets.
gabinetto
  bathroom with toilet
  lavatory, w.c. (the room)
  Congegno di ceramica utilizzato per depositare e rimuovere gli escrementi umani grazie un meccanismo di flusso dell'acqua.
  A ceramic device used for depositing and removing human excrement with water through flushing.
toilette
  personal grooming
  dressing room
  bathroom with toilet
  lavatory, w.c. (the room)
toletta
  personal grooming
  dressing room
  bathroom with toilet
  lavatory, w.c. (the room)
cesso
  bathroom with toilet
  dirty place
  lavatory, w.c. (the room)
WC
  bathroom with toilet
  ceramic bowl
  lavatory, w.c. (the room)
ritirata
  bathroom with toilet
  lavatory, w.c. (the room)
schifezza
  dirty place
tazza
  ceramic bowl
vaso
  ceramic bowl
water
  ceramic bowl
water closet
  ceramic bowl
abbigliatura
latrina
pulizia
wc

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toeletta |bagno |gabinetto |toilette |toletta |cesso |WC |ritirata |schifezza |tazza |vaso |water |water closet |abbigliatura |latrina |pulizia |wc |


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