cottony

cottony
мақталы, мақта тәрізді, жұмсақ, мақтадан жасалған

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  • Cottony — Cot ton*y ( ?), a. 1. Covered with hairs or pubescence, like cotton; downy; nappy; woolly. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to cotton; resembling cotton in appearance or character; soft, like cotton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cottony — [kät′ n ē] adj. 1. of or like cotton; downy; fluffy 2. covered with cottonlike hairs or fibers …   English World dictionary

  • cottony — cotton ► NOUN ▪ a soft white fibrous substance which surrounds the seeds of a tropical and subtropical plant, used to make cloth or thread for sewing. ► VERB informal (cotton on) ▪ begin to understand. DERIVATIVES cottony adjective. ORIGIN Arabic …   English terms dictionary

  • cottony-cushion scale — /kot n ee koosh euhn/ a scale insect, Icerya purchasi, native to Australia, now a common pest in the citrus growing regions of California. [1885 90] * * * Scale insect (Icerya purchasi, order Homoptera) that is a pest especially of California… …   Universalium

  • cottony jujube — indinis zizifas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šunobelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, medieninis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Ziziphus mauritiana), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rhamnus jujuba; Ziziphus jujuba;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cottony-white — adjective of something as white as cotton cottony white clouds • Similar to: ↑achromatic, ↑neutral …   Useful english dictionary

  • cottony-cushion scale — ˈ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a scale (Icerya purchasi) introduced into the United States from Australia that infests citrus and other plants see vedalia * * * /kot n ee koosh euhn/ a scale insect, Icerya purchasi, native to Australia, now a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cottony maple scale — noun : a brown oval soft scale (Pulvinaria innumerabilis) that in summer becomes covered with a white cottony secretion beneath which its eggs are laid, that is widespread in No. America, and that attacks and often kills various native and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cottony rot — noun also cottony mold Etymology: so called from the fluffy white masses appearing on the rotted tissue : a fungous disease of various plants caused by a fungus (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum) that produces wilt and rot of the stem and often of other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cottony mold — noun see cottony rot …   Useful english dictionary

  • cottony — adjective Date: 1578 resembling cotton in appearance or character: as a. covered with hairs or pubescence b. soft …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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