Wool

A mass of desiccated nematodes of Ditylenchus dipsaci found in or on some plants.

wool

  1. a fabric made from the hair of sheep
  2. fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving
  3. outer coat of especially sheep and yaks

Wool

Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and certain other animals, including cashmere from goats, mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids. Wool has several qualities that distinguish it from hair or fur: it is crimped, it is elastic, and it grows in staples (clusters). ==Characteris...
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wool

[n] - fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving 2. [n] - a fabric made from the hair of sheep 3. [n] - outer coat of especially sheep and yaks
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Wool

• (n.) Short, thick hair, especially when crisped or curled. • (n.) A sort of pubescence, or a clothing of dense, curling hairs on the surface of certain plants. • (n.) The soft and curled, or crisped, species of hair which grows on sheep and some other animals, and which in fineness sometimes approaches to fur; -- chiefly applied to...
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wool

woolen noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
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Wool

Wool (wol) noun [ Middle English wolle , wulle , Anglo-Saxon wull ; akin to Dutch wol , Old High German wolla , German wolle , Icelandic & Swedish ull , Danish uld , Goth, wulla , Lithuanian vilna , Russian volna , Latin...
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wool

1. The soft and curled, or crisped, species of hair which grows on sheep and some other animals, and which in fineness sometimes approaches to fur; chiefly applied to the fleecy coat of the sheep, which constitutes a most essential material of clothing in all cold and temperate climates. ... Wool consists essentially of keratin. ... 2. Short, thick...
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Wool

A fiber obtained from the hair of sheep. Also often used to refer to fibers obtained from the hair of other animals.
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wool

A natural fabric made from the hair of various hairy animals, usually sheep. Untreated wool is bulky, shrinks easily and absorbs water quickly, but unlike cotton, keeps you warm when wet. Boiled wool fabric is called hot-washed or felted. It has a tighter, more water-resistant weave, and it is less subject to extreme shrinking than plain wool weave...
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Wool

An insulating natural fabric made from springy natural yarns. Wool retains around 30% of it's own weight in water before it reaches a wearers skin, however it is slow to dry.
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wool

animal fibre forming the protective covering, or fleece, of sheep or of other hairy mammals, such as goats and camels. Prehistoric man, clothing ... [24 related articles]
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Wool

Fiber spun from the fleece of sheep or lambs. Wool classification also applies to all animal hair fibers, including angora or cashmere goats, alpaca, llama, vicuna and camel. Wool is warm, absorbant, wrinkle resistant, and resilient. Wool fabric weights vary from sheer gauze to heavy, dense coating. The fibers are woven or knit and can be blended w...
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Wool

Made using any variety of animal hair fibers. Known for being stain and wrinkle resistant and warm.
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wool

Natural hair covering of the sheep, and also of the llama, angora goat, and some other mammals. The domestic sheep Ovis aries provides the great bulk of the fibres used in textile production. A by-product of wool production is lanolin. History Sheep have been bred for their woo...
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Wool

Specifically sheep covering. The hairs vary in length and diameter according to breed. Diameters are in the range 0.015mm to 0.04mm and length from 25mm to 350mm.
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WOOL

The fiber derived from the specialized skin cells, called follicles, of the animals in the Caprinae, principally sheep. The hair of other mammals such as goats, llamas, rabbits, and keeshonds may also be called wool. Wool is crimped, it is elastic, and it grows in clusters. Because of the crimp, wool fabrics have a greater ability to retain air t...
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Wool

The fibrous covering of the sheep.
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Wool

The fine soft curly or wavy hair forming the coat of a sheep, goat, or similar animal, wool is naturally stain and wrinkle resistant. It can absorb up to 40% of it
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Wool

This textile is made using the fibers from the hair of animals, such as goats, sheep, camels, or llamas, and it comes in several different forms from crepe, to gabardine, to worsted. Wool is moisture absorbing and known for its warmth, and is also naturally stain and wrinkle resistant.
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wool

Type: Term Pronunciation: wul Definitions: 1. The hair of the sheep; sometimes, when defatted, used as a surgical dressing. Synonyms: lana
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Wool

Wool is naturally stain and wrinkle resistant. It can absorb up to 40% of it's weight in moisture without feeling damp. Wool comes in many forms including crepe, challis, gabardine, merino, melton, jersey and worsted wool suitings.
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Wool

Wool is naturally stain and wrinkle resistant. It can absorb up to 40% of it
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Wool

Wool is the fibrous covering of sheep.
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Wool

Wool is the hair off a sheep. One of the by-products is lanolin which can be used in the production of soap. Uses: After spinning into a thread - sewing, weaving, embroidering Felt clothing See Spinning
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