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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 Mill

  • quenneville
  • gaitskill
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  • overbill
  • mcmil
  • mcdill
  • macdill
  • jabril
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  • grabill
  • goodwill
  • gambill
  • fulfill
  • downhill
  • distill
  • distil
  • courville
  • brizill
  • brazil
  • belleville
  • bastille
  • waddill
  • uphill
  • until
  • tamil
  • tallil
  • sunil
  • seville
  • refill
  • newill

Example sentences of the word cotton-mill


1. Noun Phrase
The property, on the site of a 19th-century cotton mill, includes a café that serves breakfast.

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. mill

noun. ['ˈmɪl'] a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing.

Synonyms

  • stamp mill
  • foundry
  • stamping mill
  • manufacturing plant
  • production line
  • steel factory
  • auto factory
  • sawmill
  • textile mill
  • paper mill
  • metalworks
  • assembly line
  • car factory
  • cannery
  • manufactory
  • lumbermill
  • sweatshop
  • factory
  • plant
  • steelworks
  • industrial plant
  • chemical plant
  • steel plant
  • shop floor
  • line
  • steel mill
  • works
  • assembly plant

Antonyms

  • noncompliance
  • empty
  • dissuasion
  • decompression

Etymology

  • mille (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. mill

verb. ['ˈmɪl'] move about in a confused manner.

Synonyms

  • mill around
  • mill about

Antonyms

  • rush
  • converge
  • enter

Etymology

  • mille (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. mill

verb. ['ˈmɪl'] grind with a mill.

Synonyms

  • crunch
  • mash
  • grind
  • comminute

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • mille (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. Mill

noun. Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836).

9. mill

verb. ['ˈmɪl'] produce a ridge around the edge of.

Antonyms

  • advance

Etymology

  • mille (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. Mill

noun. English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873).

Synonyms

  • John Stuart Mill
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