Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “cotton”

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
棉線;棉布
a shirt made of pure cotton
純棉襯衫
She looked pretty in a simple cotton dress.
她穿著樸素的棉布連衣裙,看上去很漂亮。
UK a reel of cotton (= thread)
一捲棉線
Textiles made from natural fibres
US for cotton wool
脫脂棉
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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “cotton” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

from the word go

from the start of something

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More