Definition of cotton gin in English:
A machine for separating cotton from its seeds.
- After harvest, the whole kenaf plant is processed in a fiber separator similar to a cotton gin.
- The focus on textiles takes students from the cotton gin on through to nylon stockings.
- For several hundred years, the great innovations in science, technology and engineering - the wheel, the bellows, the cotton gin - were focused on reducing the amount of backbreaking labor humans must endure.
Definition of cotton gin in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan