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Cotton vs. Twill

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Cottonnoun

A plant that encases its seed in a thin fiber that is harvested and used as a fabric or cloth.

Twillnoun

(weaving) A pattern, characterised by diagonal ridges, created by the regular interlacing of threads of the warp and weft during weaving.

Cottonnoun

Gossypium, a genus of plant used as a source of cotton fiber.

Twillnoun

A cloth or portion of cloth woven in such a pattern.

Cottonnoun

(textiles) The textile made from the fiber harvested from the cotton plant.

Twillverb

(transitive) To weave (cloth, etc.) so as to produce the appearance of diagonal lines or ribs on the surface.

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Cottonnoun

(countable) An item of clothing made from cotton.

Twillverb

To weave, as cloth, so as to produce the appearance of diagonal lines or ribs on the surface.

Cottonadjective

Made of cotton.

Twillnoun

An appearance of diagonal lines or ribs produced in textile fabrics by causing the weft threads to pass over one and under two, or over one and under three or more, warp threads, instead of over one and under the next in regular succession, as in plain weaving.

Cottonverb

To get on with someone or something; to have a good relationship with someone.

Twillnoun

A fabric woven with a twill.

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Cottonnoun

A soft, downy substance, resembling fine wool, consisting of the unicellular twisted hairs which grow on the seeds of the cotton plant. Long-staple cotton has a fiber sometimes almost two inches long; short-staple, from two thirds of an inch to an inch and a half.

Twillnoun

A quill, or spool, for yarn.

Cottonnoun

The cotton plant. See Cotten plant, below.

Twillnoun

a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs

Cottonnoun

Cloth made of cotton.

Twillnoun

a cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs

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Cottonverb

To rise with a regular nap, as cloth does.

‘It cottons well; it can not choose but bearA pretty nap.’;

Twillverb

weave diagonal lines into (textiles)

Cottonverb

To go on prosperously; to succeed.

‘New, Hephestion, does not this matter cotton as I would?’;

Twill

Twill is a type of textile weave with a pattern of diagonal parallel ribs. It is one of three fundamental types of textile weaves along with plain weave and satin.

Cottonverb

To unite; to agree; to make friends; - usually followed by with.

‘A quarrel will end in one of you being turned off, in which case it will not be easy to cotton with another.’; ‘Didst see, Frank, how the old goldsmith cottoned in with his beggarly companion?’;

Cottonverb

To take a liking to; to stick to one as cotton; - used with to.

Cottonnoun

silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state

Cottonnoun

fabric woven from cotton fibers

Cottonnoun

erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers

Cottonnoun

thread made of cotton fibers

Cottonverb

take a liking to;

‘cotton to something’;

Cotton

Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family Malvaceae. The fiber is almost pure cellulose.

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