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Translation of "cotton" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

cotton

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈkɒt.ən/ US  /ˈkɑː.t̬ən/
the threads which grow around the seeds of a tall plant which is grown especially in the US, China and South Asia
棉,棉花
a bale of cotton
一大包棉花
Textiles made from natural fibres
thread or cloth made from the fibres of the cotton plant
棉线;棉布
a shirt made of pure cotton
纯棉衬衫
She looked pretty in a simple cotton dress.
她穿着朴素的棉布连衣裙,看上去很漂亮。
UK a reel of cotton (= thread)
一卷棉线
Textiles made from natural fibres
US for cotton wool
脱脂棉
Toiletry and perfumesMedical dressings, supports and devices
cottony
 
 
/ˈkɒt.ən.i/ US  /ˈkɑː.t̬ən-/ adjective
Words used to describe textiles
(Definition of cotton from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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