Cotton

Usually elasticated cotton is used to whip baits onto your hook. Ideal for holding soft baits like mussel and peeler crab on when your cod fishing in winter.

Cotton

Cotton is Black-American slang for the hair of a woman's pudendum.
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cotton

A unicellular, natural fiber that grows in the seed pod of the cotton plant. Fibers are typically 1/2 inch to 2 inches long. The longest staple fibers, longer than 1-1/2 inch, including the Pima and Egyptian varieties, produce the highest quality cotton fabrics.
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cotton

[n] - silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state 2. [n] - erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers 3. [n] - thread made of cotton fibers 4. [n] - fabric woven from cotton fibers 5. [v] - take a liking to
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Cotton

Cot'ton (kŏt't'n) noun [ French coton , Spanish algodon the cotton plant and its wool, coton printed cotton, cloth, from Arabic qutun , alqutun , cotton wool. Confer Acton , Hacqueton .] 1. A soft, downy substance, resembling fine wool,...
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Cotton

Cot'ton intransitive verb 1. To rise with a regular nap, as cloth does. [ Obsolete] « It cottons well; it can not choose but bear A pretty nap. Family of Love. » 2. To go on prosperously; to succeed. [ Obsolete] « New, Hephestion, does not this matter...
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cotton

<botany> Any of the cultivated varieties of gossypium, herbs or shrubs of the malvaceae family that yield fibre for textiles and absorbent dressings, oil from seeds, and various chemicals. ... The fibres cause byssinosis if inhaled over a period. Gossypol is a male anti-fertility agent from cottonseed oil. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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cotton

cotton cloth noun fabric woven from cotton fibers
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cotton

noun soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
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cotton

(kotĀ“әn) a plant of the genus Gossypium. a textile material derived from the seeds of this plant. absorbable cotton oxidized cellulose. absorbent cotton , purified cotton cotton freed from impurities, bleached, and steri...
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Cotton

• (v. i.) To unite; to agree; to make friends; -- usually followed by with. • (v. i.) To go on prosperously; to succeed. • (n.) The cotton plant. See Cotten plant, below. • (n.) A soft, downy substance, resembling fine wool, consisting of the unicellular twisted hairs which grow on the seeds of the cotton plant. Long-staple cott...
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cotton

seed-hair fibre of a variety of plants of the genus Gossypium, belonging to the Malvaceae family, native to most subtropical countries. The shrubby ...
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cotton

cotton Derived from the Arab word qutun. The Arabs played a very extensive role in the cotton trade and so the word for cotton came from the Arab traders into the European vocabulary.
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cotton

A highly absorbent natural fabric with no wicking ability and, unlike wool, provides no insulating properties when wet. Cotton is good for very hot conditions because it actually sucks heat from the body when wet. However, in any other climate cotton can be uncomfortable or even dangerous. Wearing wet cotton when it's cold out is actually worse tha...
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cotton

A subtropical plant of the genus Gossypium, grown for the soft white fibers attached to its seed, which can be woven into cloth. The seeds are planted in the early spring and the plats bloom after four months. The white flowers redden and fall in a few days, leaving the seed pods, which are fully gr...
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Cotton

A natural fabric known for it`s breathability making it excellent in hot climates and weather. Often has a bit of another fabric for shape or stretch. Cotton can generally be machine washed in cold, tumbled dry in low heat.
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cotton

cotton, most important of the vegetable fibers, and the plant from which the fiber is harvested.Sections in this article:IntroductionThe Cotton PlantPlanting and ProductionUses of CottonHistoryBibliography
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Cotton

Cotton is the name given to the soft cellular hairs which encircle the seeds of plants of the genus Gossypium, natural order Malvaceae. The genus is indigenous to both the Old and the New World, and the plants are now cultivated all over the world within the limits of thirty degrees north and south of the equator. All the species are perennial shru...
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Cotton

Type: Term Pronunciation: kot′ŏn Definitions: 1. Frank A., 20th-century U.S. chemist. See: Cotton effect
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cotton

Click images to enlargeTropical and subtropical herbaceous plant belonging to the mallow family. (Genus Gossypium, family Malvaceae). Fibres surround the seeds inside the ripened fruits, or bolls, and these are spun into yarn for cloth. Cotton fabric is cool and comfortable to wear, resilient, absorbs m...
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Cotton

[motorcycle] The Cotton Motorcycle Company, was a British motorcycle manufacturer of 11a Bristol Road, Gloucester, and was founded by Frank Willoughby Cotton in 1918. F.W. presided over the company until his retirement in 1953. The company was reconstituted as E. Cotton (Motorcycles) Ltd, and traded until 1980. The marque was later resurrec...
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Cotton

Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule, around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the family of Malvaceae. The fiber is almost pure cellulose. Under natural conditions, the cotton bolls will tend to increase the dispersion of the seeds. The plant is a shrub native to tropical and subtrop...
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Cotton

a white vegetable fiber grown in warmer climates in many parts of the world, has been used to produce many types of fabric for hundreds of years. Cotton fabric feels good against the skin regardless of the temperature or the humidity and is therefore in great demand by the consumer.
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Cotton

Made from the soft fibers that grow around the seeds of the cotton plant. The fibers are spun into yarns to create a comfortable, breathable, machine washable fabrics that are the most widely used natural-fiber materials in the world.
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Cotton

A fiber obtained from the seed hairs of the cotton plant.
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