cotton fiber

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Noun1.cotton fiber - soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw statecotton fiber - soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
cotton - fabric woven from cotton fibers
cushioning, padding - artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort
absorbent cotton - cotton made absorbent by removal of the natural wax
long-staple cotton - cotton with relatively long fibers
short-staple cotton - cotton with relatively short fibers
plant fiber, plant fibre - fiber derived from plants
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"This technique has given us images of a cotton fiber that are more lifelike than any we've seen before.
A significant part of the deals fell on cotton fiber (94 percent) followed by polyethylene with six percent.
Uzbekistan plans to create its own specialized platform for electronic trading of cotton fiber.
In fabrics made from conventional blend yarns, the cotton fiber wears and breaks off, while the synthetic fiber doesn't, says Sawhney.
The textile industry of Turkmenistan is represented by a wide range of exported products - from cotton fiber and yarn to finished garments and knitwear, which are produced by the largest textile complexes in Central Asia, located in the capital and in all regions of the country.
The cosmetic puff is just one of many nonwoven products where synthetic fibers, such as polyester, polypropylene, and rayon, have replaced cotton fiber. 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.
Petrochemicals, cotton fiber, local textile and chemical production are the main exports.
Cotton fiber is prevalent in the apparel and home furnishings market; however, in the nonwovens industry, cotton fibers make up a very small percentage of the total market.
More than half of 500 survey respondents incorrectly assumed that some wipe products are made with cotton fiber. When told that no cotton baby wipes are currently available, more than half of mothers said they would prefer such a product.
In the sales, cotton fiber held the first place with a share of 22.1 percent.
Having said this, it must be noted that the early 2002 cotton fiber prices were at their lowest in 30 years.
Exposure to airborne cotton fiber and associated dust pollutants impairs the various physiological functions, represents a major factor promoting respiratory illness expression, and develops adverse effects on the human health.