cotton to


Also found in: Idioms.

cotton to

vb (intr, preposition)
1. to become friendly with
2. to approve of
Translations

w>cotton to

vi +prep obj (US inf) plan, suggestiongut finden
References in classic literature ?
When my father started for himself, there were many men in Manchester who were willing to labor in this way, but they had no factory to work in, no machinery to work with, and no raw cotton to work on, simply because all this indispensable plant, and the materials for producing a fresh supply of it, had been appropriated by earlier comers.
To maintain the supply chain of cotton to the textile industry, the import of raw cotton saw a significant increase.
Farmers should avoid smoking during storage and transportation of cotton to ginning factories.
free export and import of cotton without any quantitative and qualitative restrictions to ensure international price of cotton to the Pakistani growers and provide a level playing fieId to all sectors of the cotton economy.
The direct benefits documented from using Bt cotton to control insect pests include reduced use of broadspectrum insecticide lower farming risks and production costs better yields and profitability expanded opportunities to grow cotton and a brighter economic outlook for the cotton industry.
In 1738 Lewis Paul and John Wyatt, of Birmingham, England, patented the roller spinning machine, and the flyer and bobbin system for drawing cotton to a more even thickness using two sets of rollers that traveled at different speeds.
cotton to both non-woven manufacturers and consumers by incorporating it onto the packaging of cotton-rich nonwoven products like the Costco baby wipe.
And, at 15% content, adding cotton to the substrate allowed Costco to reap a number of cotton's benefits with a modest increase in costs.
However, the resistance of Bt cotton to bollworm decreases over time, and control is not complete in the third and fourth generations.
Organic Essentials also sells organically-grown cotton to cooperatives and individuals who make their own pads.
Byline: You'll cotton to savings at Santa Barbara shop
But ARS scientists are studying ways to make products with 100 percent cotton to improve on cotton's 4 percent share of the nonwoven market.