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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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Rhymes with Cotton Fiber

  • transcriber
  • subscriber
  • prescriber
  • strieber
  • streiber
  • scriber
  • treiber
  • shriber
  • shreiber
  • schriber
  • schreiber
  • kleiber
  • tiber
  • seiber
  • scheiber
  • reiber
  • hibor
  • fibre
  • cyber
  • biber

Sentences with cotton-fiber


1. Noun Phrase
Stuff the ears with cotton fiber fill.

2. Noun Phrase
Stuff the cotton fiber fill into the tail around the hanger.

3. Noun Phrase
Compressed air flushes out internal debris without the risk of leaving behind cotton fiber residue.

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. cotton

noun. ['ˈkɑːtən, ˈkɔtən'] erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers.

Synonyms

  • Egyptian cotton
  • Gossypium herbaceum
  • Gossypium
  • Gossypium thurberi
  • genus Gossypium
  • cotton plant
  • bush
  • Arizona wild cotton
  • sea island cotton
  • tree cotton
  • cottonseed
  • wild cotton
  • upland cotton
  • Peruvian cotton
  • Gossypium hirsutum
  • Gossypium barbadense
  • Gossypium arboreum
  • Levant cotton
  • Gossypium peruvianum

Antonyms

  • insubstantiality
  • unworldly
  • mental
  • stay in place

Etymology

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

5. cotton

verb. ['ˈkɑːtən, ˈkɔtən'] take a liking to.

Antonyms

  • dissimilitude

Etymology

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

6. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn.

Synonyms

  • fibril
  • ravelling
  • cellulose
  • material
  • optical fibre
  • man-made fiber
  • string
  • luffa
  • cantala
  • glass fibre
  • lint
  • byssus
  • oakum
  • spindle
  • bristle
  • loofah
  • loufah sponge
  • strand
  • raffia
  • nerve fibre
  • synthetic fiber
  • Cebu maguey
  • loofa
  • natural fiber
  • nerve fiber
  • optical fiber
  • fibre
  • natural fibre
  • raveling
  • filament
  • bassine
  • coir
  • beard
  • glass fiber
  • manila maguey

Antonyms

  • unstring
  • unfasten
  • take away
  • lack

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions.

Synonyms

  • fibre
  • responsibleness
  • responsibility
  • spirit
  • character
  • thoughtfulness
  • trait
  • personality

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • empty
  • natural object

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber).

Synonyms

  • nerve fibre
  • muscle fibre
  • nerve fiber
  • cell
  • muscle cell
  • muscle fiber

Antonyms

  • unbodied
  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth.

Synonyms

  • fibre
  • vulcanized fiber
  • cloth
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis.

Synonyms

  • food product
  • bran
  • foodstuff

Antonyms

  • insubstantiality
  • unworldly
  • mental
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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