Synonyms of "cotton""cotton" in a sentence
- Noun: cotton kót(u)n
Verb: cotton kót(u)n
- Soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
- cotton fiber [US], cotton wool [Brit, Cdn], cotton fibre [Brit, Cdn], absorbent cotton [N. Amer]
- Fabric woven from cotton fibers
- Erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers
- cotton plant
- Thread made of cotton fibers
- Take a liking to
"cotton to something"
Derived forms: cottons, cottoning, cottoned
See also: cottony
Type of: bush, cloth, fabric, like, material, plant fiber [US], plant fibre [Brit, Cdn], shrub, textile, thread, yarn
Part of: cushioning, genus Gossypium, Gossypium, padding
Encyclopedia: Cotton, Ann Cotton Cotton, John Cotton, West Virginia Cotton, Minnesota
n often attrib
1 : a soft usu. white fibrous substance composed of the hairs surrounding the seeds of various erect freely branching tropical plants (genus Gossypium) of the mallow family and used extensively in making threads, yarns, and fabrics (as in surgical dressings)
2 : a plant producing cotton; esp : one grown for its cotton
- They chopped the cotton and hoed the corn.
- Leather gloves are stronger than cotton gloves.
- cotton consumption has continued to rise.
- Water will easily permeate a cotton dress.
- Now he can't unload any of his cotton.
- A hank of cotton yarn measures 840 yards.
- When he returned he was stuffed with cotton.
- There are angels in printed cotton smocks.
- You should n't wrap your children in cotton wool.
- The innermost region of cotton is called lumen.
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