cotton gin(redirected from cotton gins)
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A machine that separates the seeds, seed hulls, and other small objects from the fibers of cotton.
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a machine for separating the fibers of cotton from the seeds.Also called gin.
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|Noun||1.||cotton gin - a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers|
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
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