Meaning of COTTON in English


noun cloth made of cotton.

2. cotton ·noun the cotton plant. ·see cotten plant, below.

3. cotton ·vi to rise with a regular nap, as cloth does.

4. cotton ·vi to go on prosperously; to succeed.

5. cotton ·vi to take a liking to; to stick to one as cotton;

— used with to.

6. cotton ·vi to unite; to agree; to make friends;

— usually followed by with.

7. cotton ·noun 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.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.