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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 Gin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

Sentences with cotton-gin


1. Noun Phrase
Early American inventors devised ways to use electricity, the cotton gin and the submarine.

2. Noun Phrase
The processing of cotton was streamlined in 1793 with Eli Whitney's cotton gin.

3. Noun Phrase
Its mass-production began in the 1700s with the invention of the cotton gin.

4. Noun Phrase
Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin here in 1793.

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. gin

verb. ['ˈdʒɪn'] trap with a snare.

Synonyms

  • entrap
  • trammel
  • trap
  • ensnare

Antonyms

  • unify
  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. gin

noun. ['ˈdʒɪn'] a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers.

Synonyms

  • machine

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. gin

noun. ['ˈdʒɪn'] a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points.

Synonyms

  • gin rummy
  • knock rummy
  • rum

Antonyms

  • free
  • let go of
  • nondrinker
  • familiar

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. gin

noun. ['ˈdʒɪn'] strong liquor flavored with juniper berries.

Synonyms

  • geneva
  • strong drink
  • hard drink
  • martini
  • pink lady
  • Holland gin
  • juniper berries
  • gin and tonic
  • gin and it
  • sloe gin
  • hard liquor
  • booze
  • liquor
  • Hollands
  • spirits
  • bathtub gin

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. gin

noun. ['ˈdʒɪn'] a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose.

Synonyms

  • snare
  • trap
  • slipknot

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unite
  • multiply
  • agreement

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. gin

verb. ['ˈdʒɪn'] separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin.

Synonyms

  • part
  • disunite
  • separate

Antonyms

  • shared
  • united
  • joint
  • same

Etymology

  • ginnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ginnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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