Definition of cotton batting in English:

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cotton batting

Pronunciation: /ˈkätn badiNG/


North American
Light, soft cotton fibers formed into layers, used especially for filling quilts, cushions, etc.
Example sentences
  • Shrink cotton batting before use by soaking it in the washing machine filled with warm water.
  • Beds and chairs on sleeping porches are made from sustainable teak and organic cotton batting and fabric.
  • Traps were baited each evening 1-2 hours before dark with apple slices and peanut butter, insulated with cotton batting, and encased in cardboard and plastic to protect trapped animals from exposure to weather.

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Syllabification: cot·ton bat·ting

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