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cotton fiber

noun as in yarn

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They also save in the strength of the cotton fiber itself, since the process of compression injures the fiber.

A perfect cotton fiber has little convolutions in it which give the strong twist and spring to a good thread.

What characteristic causes the cotton fiber to be easily recognized under the microscope?

The twist makes the cotton fiber suitable for spinning, helping to hold the short fibers together.

The Hindoos were the first ancient people to make extensive use of the cotton fiber.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cotton fiber, such as: fleece, thread, wool, twist, flaxen thread, and spun wool.

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