absorbent cotton


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absorbent cotton

n
(Textiles) a US term for cotton wool1
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.absorbent cotton - cotton made absorbent by removal of the natural waxabsorbent cotton - cotton made absorbent by removal of the natural wax
absorbent, absorbent material - a material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance
cotton, cotton fiber, cotton wool - soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
Translations

absorbent cotton

n (US) → Watte f

absorbent cotton

n (Am) → cotone m idrofilo
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The soft terrycloth wristbands are made from super absorbent cotton. The no-mess wristbands absorb drool and keep sleeves dry.
IHSAN Sons has also obtained ISO 9001: and OEKO-Tex Standard 100 in Product Gass 1 and Global Organic Textiles Standards GOTS, for its Bleached Absorbent Cotton, 100% Cotton Spunlace Nonwoven Fabric and Bleached Cotton Yarns and 100% cotton luxury wipes ensuring that the products are tested for harmful substances and as the products are Class 1 certified they are suitable even for babies.
Imagine, for example, a scratchy remnant of polypropylene in a make-up removal pad...or any kind of contamination in hospital products such as absorbent cotton, alcohol swabs, or nonwoven gauze.
These bibs, unisex for boys and girls, are made of absorbent cotton to absorb any drool, while making baby look stylish and fashionable for any occasion.
Suitable from birth, PS14.99, available from www.safedreams.co.uk Skibz Easter Dribble Bib THIS highly absorbent cotton bib Skibz Easter Dribble Bib THIS highly absorbent cotton bib has a soft backing and is covered in brightly coloured Easter eggs.
Suitable from birth, PS14.99, available from www.safedreams.co.uk Skibz Easter Dribble Bib THIS highly absorbent cotton bib has a soft backing and is covered in brightly coloured Easter eggs.
Among specific topics are the effect of the activator on the mechanical properties and porosity of cement-based repair mortar, the dissolution of absorbent cotton in ionic liquid and characterizing the regenerated cellulose, the synthesis and properties of symmetrical photochromic diarylethene, an experimental study of removing ammonia-nitrogen from water using a composite zeolite filter, and an analysis of the energy efficiency of dye decoration by spraying discharge plasma.
Designed for active users with lighter incontinence, these feminine briefs look and feel like normal underwear, but have a subtly built-in pad made from a soft and absorbent cotton material.
Irish Breeze Ltd., based in Drogheda, Ireland, has staked out a position as the only maker of a full range of absorbent cotton products in Ireland.
Reid's chosen materials--a particularly absorbent cotton rag paper, and water subtly tinted with minerals--effect a striking transformation when combined.