Translation of "cotton" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

cotton

noun [ U ] uk /ˈkɒt.ən/ us /ˈkɑː.t̬ən/

the threads that grow around the seeds of a tall plant grown especially in the US, China, and South Asia

棉,棉花
a bale of cotton 一大包棉花

B1 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

US or Indian English UK cotton wool cotton in the form of a soft mass, usually used for cleaning your skin

(通常用于清洁皮肤的)药棉,脱脂棉
cotton pads
cottony adjective uk /ˈkɒt.ən.i/ us /ˈkɑː.t̬ən.i/

(Translation of “cotton” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)