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Meaning of “cotton wool” - Learner’s Dictionary

cotton wool

noun [U]   UK ( US cotton)
a soft mass of cotton, usually used for cleaning your skin Toiletry and perfumesMedical dressings, supports and devices
Translations of “cotton wool”
in Korean 화장솜…
in Arabic قُطْن طِبّي…
in Portuguese algodão hidrofílico…
in Catalan cotó fluix…
in Japanese (化粧用)コットン…
in Italian cotone idrofilo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常用於清潔皮膚的)藥棉,脫脂棉…
in Russian вата…
in Turkish hidrofil pamuk/cilt temizleme pamuğu…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常用于清洁皮肤的)药棉,脱脂棉…
in Polish wata…
(Definition of cotton wool from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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