Definition of tumble dryer in English:

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tumble dryer

Pronunciation: /ˌtʌmbəl ˈdrʌɪə/


A machine that dries washed clothes by spinning them in hot air inside a rotating drum.
Example sentences
  • Heating is by electric storage units and each house has a washing machine, a tumble dryer and a microwave.
  • You have to put all your clothes into an electricity-eating tumble drier instead of letting them dry naturally in the fresh air.
  • It seems the filter fell off the back of the tumble dryer's drum.
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