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1. cotton

noun. ['ˈkɑːtən, ˈkɔtən'] soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state.

Synonyms

  • cotton wool
  • cotton fiber
  • short-staple cotton
  • long-staple cotton
  • plant fibre
  • absorbent cotton
  • plant fiber
  • padding

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • different
  • unlike
  • unalike

Etymology

  • cotoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cotun (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Cotton Ball

  • montreal
  • senegal
  • peterpaul
  • luminol
  • forestall
  • vantol
  • vanhall
  • vandall
  • mcphaul
  • mcnall
  • mcfaul
  • mcfall
  • install
  • enthral
  • baseball
  • squall
  • sprawl
  • scrawl
  • sabol
  • recall
  • nepal
  • metall
  • mehall
  • mccaul
  • mccall
  • fairall
  • engwall
  • edsall
  • depaul
  • befall

Example sentences of the word cotton-ball


1. Noun Phrase
Remove the cotton ball from the water and squeeze out the excess water, which flattens the cotton ball.

2. Noun Phrase
Give your child some extra materials to add in, such as cotton ball snow drifts.

3. Noun Phrase
Then, wipe over the area with rubbing alcohol on a cotton ball to remove grease and oil.

4. Noun Phrase
Most toners can be applied with a cotton ball, thin cotton round, or other bath tissue.

2. cotton

noun. ['ˈkɑːtən, ˈkɔtən'] fabric woven from cotton fibers.

Synonyms

  • cotton wool
  • cotton fiber
  • gauze
  • cloth
  • fabric
  • material
  • gauze bandage

Antonyms

  • superior
  • natural object
  • insulator
  • conductor

Etymology

  • cotoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cotun (Anglo-Norman)

3. cotton

noun. ['ˈkɑːtən, ˈkɔtən'] thread made of cotton fibers.

Synonyms

  • thread
  • lisle thread
  • yarn

Antonyms

  • unbodied
  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial

Etymology

  • cotoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cotun (Anglo-Norman)

4. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games.

Synonyms

  • golf ball
  • squash ball
  • football
  • roulette ball
  • field hockey ball
  • game equipment
  • basketball
  • baseball
  • punchball
  • handball
  • marble
  • punch bag
  • cricket ball
  • jack
  • punching ball
  • pool ball
  • volleyball
  • lacrosse ball
  • rugby ball
  • bocce ball
  • ping-pong ball
  • polo ball
  • Wiffle Ball
  • playground ball
  • boccie ball
  • soccer ball
  • bowl
  • softball
  • ninepin ball
  • punching bag
  • medicine ball
  • tennis ball
  • bocci ball
  • bowling ball
  • Wiffle
  • racquetball
  • skittle ball
  • croquet ball

Antonyms

  • break
  • multiple
  • shared
  • inability

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] a solid projectile that is shot by a musket.

Synonyms

  • pellet
  • shot

Antonyms

  • unrhetorical
  • undignified
  • representational

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] an object with a spherical shape.

Synonyms

  • orb
  • globule
  • bolus
  • globe
  • sphere
  • crystal ball
  • fireball
  • mothball
  • spherule
  • pellet
  • camphor ball

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • death
  • sit back

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] the people assembled at a lavish formal dance.

Synonyms

  • promenade

Antonyms

  • low pitch
  • high pitch

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] a spherical object used as a plaything.

Synonyms

  • toy
  • snowball
  • beachball
  • beach ball

Antonyms

  • homogenise
  • ride
  • unconventional
  • informality

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. ball

verb. ['ˈbɔl'] form into a ball by winding or rolling.

Synonyms

  • wrap
  • wind
  • roll

Antonyms

  • vege out
  • relax
  • slow down
  • change state

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens.

Synonyms

  • epididymis
  • undescended testis
  • ballock
  • undescended testicle
  • male genitals
  • testicular artery
  • bollock
  • male genitalia
  • testicular vein
  • spermatic cord
  • male genital organ
  • testis
  • gonad
  • family jewels
  • cobblers
  • egg
  • testicle
  • arteria testicularis
  • orchis
  • vena testicularis
  • rete testis
  • ductus deferens
  • vas deferens
  • male reproductive system
  • internal spermatic artery
  • male reproductive gland
  • sex gland
  • seminiferous tubule

Antonyms

  • illogical
  • stand still
  • refrain
  • decrease

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))
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