How to use Cottons in a sentence

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  • The principal centre is Lodz in the government of Piotrkow, the staple industry being cottons.

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  • Next after cottons come woollens, silk, cloth, chemicals, machinery, paper, furniture, hats, cement, leather, glass and china and other products.

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  • The cotton factories excel chiefly in the production of red and printed cottons.

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  • The river furnishes water-power, and among the manufactures of the town are shoes, machinery, cottons, brass, &c.

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  • The principal imports are butter, woollens, timber, cereals, eggs, glass, cottons, preserved meat, wool, sugar and bacon.

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  • It also distinguishes the true cotton from the silk cottons or flosses, the fibres of which have no twist, and do not readily spin into thread, and for this reason, amongst others, are very considerably less important as textile fibres.

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  • The chief of these silk cottons is kapok, consisting of the hairs borne on the interior of the pods (but not attached to the seeds) of Eriodendron anfractuosum, the silk cotton tree, a member of the Bombacaceae, an order very closely allied to the Malvaceae.

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  • During the periods the cottons have been cultivated, selection, conscious or unconscious, has been carried on, resulting in the raising, from the same stock probably, in different places, of well-marked forms, which, in the absence of the history of their origin, might be regarded as different species.

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  • Under these circumstances it is not surprising to find that those who have paid attention to the botany of the cottons differ greatly in the number of species they recognize.

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  • This is also the case with the ordinary Indian and African cottons.

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  • I 3 Good middling Texas I o Good middling Upland I o Indian Cottons Fine Tinnevelly Fine Bhaunagar Fine Amraoti Fine Broach.

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  • Saw gins are not adapted to long-stapled cottons, such as Sea Island and Egyptian, which are generally ginned by machines of the Macarthy type.

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  • In these adjoining protectorates wild cottons occur, and suitable conditions exist in certain localities.

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  • Some of the native cottons are of fair quality, but Egyptian cotton appears likely to be best suited for growing for export.

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  • One great object of their experiments was to introduce and acclimatize exotic cottons.

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  • The results of these and similar attempts led to the conclusion that efforts to improve the indigenous cottons were most likely to be rewarded with success.

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  • The bulk of the cotton is of very short staple, about three-quarters of an inch, and is not well suited to the requirements of the English spinner, but very large mills specially fitted to deal with short-stapled cottons have been erected in India and consume about one-half the total crop, the remainder being exported to Germany and other European countries, Japan and China.

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  • This property is usually obtained by mixing soft and hard soaps, or, more rarely, by adding gum tragacanth to a hard soap. In the textile trades the wool scourer employs a neutral olive-oil soap, or, on account of its cheapness, a neutral curd or curd mottled brand; the cotton cleanser, on the other hand, uses an alkaline soap, but for cleaning printed cottons a neutral olive-oil curd soap is used, for, in this case, free alkali and resin are objectionable; olive-oil soap, free from caustic alkali, but often with sodium carbonate, is also used in cleansing silk fibres, although hard soaps free from resin are frequently employed for their cheapness.

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  • Tea makes up nearly one-half of the imports, the other commodities being silks, cottons, hides and wool; while cottons and other manufactured wares constitute considerably over 50% of the exports.

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  • The so-called collodion cottons are nitrated celluloses, but of a lower degree of nitration (as a rule) than guncotton.

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  • They are sometimes spoken of as "lower" or "soluble" cottons or nitrates.

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  • There are numerous industries, the most important being the manufacture of cottons.

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  • Among manufactures are cottons, woollens, pottery and ironwares.

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  • The town has considerable manufactures of cottons and hosiery, "Balbriggan hose" being well known.

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  • Zeitz has manufactures of cloth, cottons and other textiles, machinery, wax-cloth, musical instruments, vinegar, cigars, &c.; and wood-carving, dyeing and calico-printing are carried on.

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  • Silks, cottons, carpets, furniture, white-wood carvings and straw hats are the chief products of the local industry.

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  • In textiles - cottons, worsteds, woollens and carpets - in boots and shoes, in rubber foot-wear, in fine writing paper, and in other minor products, it is the leading state of the country.

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  • The manufacture of cottons, and on a smaller scale of woollens, is special to Alsace, the chief centres of the industry being Mulhausen, Colmar and the valleys of the Vosges.

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  • The duties on wool were raised, corresponding changes made on woollen goods, the duties on cottons, linens, some silks, and velvets considerably raised.

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  • The imports from India are cottons, tea, shawls and indigo.

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  • The chief industries are the manufacture of woollens, cottons, silks, glass, laces, tobacco, straw-plait, paper, sugar and hemp, the breeding of silkworms, iron-founding and working, timber-cutting and shipbuilding.

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  • Manufacture of woollens, cottons, Russia leather and embroidery is carried on, and there is trade in cattle, wine, tobacco, hemp, hides and grain.

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  • In the manufacture of textiles the United States holds the second place, after Great Britain; decidedly second in cottons, a close competitor with Great Britain and France in woollens, and with France in silks.

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  • In respect of its local industries Altona has manufactures of tobacco and cigars, of machinery, woollens, cottons and chemicals.

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  • Owing to its position at the junction of several routes, Kerkuk has a brisk transit trade in hides, Persian silks and cottons, colouring materials, fruit and timber; but it owes its principal importance to its petroleum and naphtha springs.

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  • Coarse cotton stuffs, chiefly of the kind called Kerbaz, used in their natural color, or dyed blue with indigo, are manufactured in all districts but not exported; cottons, called Kalamkar, which are made in Manchester and block-printed in colors at Isfahan and Kumishah, find their way to foreign markets, principally Russian.

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  • The principal imports into Persia in approximate order of value are cottons, sugar, tea, woollens, cotton yarn, petroleum, stuffs of wool and cotton mixed, wool, hardware, ironmongery, matches, iron and steel, dyes, rice, spices and glass-wdre.

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  • The principal exports are fruits (dried and fresh), carpets, cotton, fish, rice, gums, wool, opium, silk cocoons, skins, live animals, silks, cottons, wheat, barley, drugs and tobacco.

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  • Tweeds, blankets, shawls, tartans, lace curtains, cottons and winceys are also produced.

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  • The imports consisted of cottons, woollens, live-stock, provisions, hardware and machinery, wines, spirits and clothing.

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  • Other products are manna, suffron, asafoetida and other gums. The chief manufactures are swords, stoneware, carpets and rugs, woollens, cottons, silks and sheepskin pelisses (pustin, Afghan poshtin).

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  • It is a considerable manufacturing centre for woollens, silks and cottons, electric power being furnished by the torrents descending from the mountains at the foot of which it lies.

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  • Twothirds of the imports are from Belgium; the remainder came from Germany, Great Britain (chiefly cottons), France and Holland.

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  • Since the growth of the petroleum industry of Baku and the construction of the Transcaspian railway, Astrakhan has become an important commercial centre, exporting fish, caviare, sugar, metals, naphtha, cottons and woollens, and importing grain, cotton, fruit and timber, to the aggregate value of £8,250,000 with foreign countries and of £14,500,doo with the interior of Russia.

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  • Other products are maize, cotton, silk and indigo, and the manufactures include carpets without pile, coarse woollens, cottons and silk nettings.

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  • The servants of the East India Company here fortified themselves in a strong position, and carried on a brisk investment in country goods, chiefly cottons and muslins.

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  • A considerable amount of trade is done in the export of wool, hides, cotton, carpets, silks, felts, cereals (wheat, barley, maize, rice), sheep, fruit and vegetables, and in tea, silver, porcelain and opium imported from China, cloth and groceries from India, and cloth, cottons, silks, sugar, matches and leather from West Turkestan and Russia.

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  • In July 1897 the French tariff was applied and increased rates levied on foreign goods, notably cottons.

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  • Fabrics include batiks, cottons, rayons, silks and fine lace.

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  • They then made mannequins using man- made fabrics for modern uniforms and cottons for the Victorian clothes.

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  • Cottons can be used in making high quality paper or cut up to make industrial wipers.

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  • Tin (68%) and opium (27.8%) are the principal exports, and textiles (71%), mostly cottons, and tobacco (4%) are the chief imports.

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  • An important trade is carried on in the export of coal, ships, machinery, iron and other metallic ores, woollens and cottons, and in the import of timber, sugar, iron and copper ores, and eggs.

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  • You'll probably want to purchase lots of soft cottons that need never feel the heat of an iron.

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  • If you live in a warm climate, choose cottons and wrinkle frees.

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  • Cottons and cotton blends are the best in terms of everyday use and will keep you feeling cool and comfortable.

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  • Pants meant for activities and for casual wear are usually made form heavier and sturdier materials like cottons, canvas and other cotton based blends.

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  • Cottons and natural fiber blends will work best for warmer climates while silks and satins and wool-based blends will work well in cooler climates.

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  • Cottons are easily crushed and will normally start to look 'casual' after a few hours of use.

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  • Most of us use lacework cottons and knits for everyday wear and home use, when we should actually be using sturdy, thick-weave cottons or denims.

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  • Skirts meant for informal wear are usually made form cottons and cotton-blends.

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  • Satins, silks and nylon are usually closer fitting than cottons and blends.

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  • Some are made of organic cottons, others are made of canvas or mesh.

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  • Unlike many cottons and linens, the bamboo plant grows quickly without the need of chemicals such as fertilizers and pesticides.

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  • The materials used in luxury bedding typically include cottons, linen and silks.

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  • The finest cottons are Egyptian cottons, and these are often used in quality bedding sets.

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  • The most recognized classic French fabric designs Include the brightly colored paisley, floral and botanical designs found on Indienne cottons and the Toile de Jouy pattern.

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  • Soft cottons in stripes or solids also work well.

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  • During the 17th century block-printed cottons from India became incredibly popular in France.

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  • Linens and cottons are authentic fabric choices in Jacquard or damask patterns.

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  • Use light cottons or linens for drapes or use some type of gauzy material.

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  • Wool blends, flannels, mohair, and thicker cottons should keep you warmer and more comfortable.

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  • Cottons, linens, satins, and dressy knits are perfectly acceptable for hot weddings in early September, but avoid wearing an overly summery print to avoid looking out of place.

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  • Some expensive cottons will also need to be ironed to remove unattractive wrinkles.

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  • If she is rough and tumble, then delicate rayon pastels will not do as well as durable cottons or denims.

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  • Soft supima cottons, such as those promoted by the Splendid brand, will better keep their texture after repeated washings.

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  • Dip-dye techniques and ombre prints gave a weightless feel to soft cottons.

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  • The cotton used for the clothing is never stored with conventional cottons to avoid any possibility of cross contamination.

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  • Soft socks or booties can also be sewn from organic cottons.

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  • Organic cotton companies do not bleach, treat, or dye their cottons with harmful products.

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  • Organic cottons are naturally soft and comfortable.

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  • Growing organic cottons means the agricultural process is environment friendly and farmers skip the use of artificial fertilizers.

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  • Because organic cotton is produced with strict guidelines, organic cotton can often have a higher price tag than synthetic cottons where the use of toxins is permitted.

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  • This is a slightly bulkier cotton yarn than the other cottons, and you should plan on using size 7 to 10 needles for best results.

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  • Conventional cottons are grown with the use of many chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

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  • Some products may utilize some organic materials but use conventional cottons or dyes.

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  • If you are the type to wear comfortable cottons, be creative and try a lacy teddy.

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  • The casket linings range from simple cottons to deluxe velvet and satins.

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  • Egyptian cotton, from the Nile River Valley region in Egypt, has long been considered the creme de la creme of cottons.

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  • For adults looking to spend a night out dancing, go for looser cottons that breathe.

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  • Heavier cottons are quite uncomfortable in a hot room, as they become wet and heavy.

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  • In order to be certified as organic, cottons must come from plants that have not been genetically modified.

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  • Quilting-Warehouse has fat quarters and Batik cotton fabric, as well as basic and printed cottons.

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  • Their line now includes fibers with recycled polyester, cottons, bamboo and wool.

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  • People told me for years that they lived in our nighties--wore them until they were in shreds--they particularly liked the soft cottons and the flowy femininity.

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  • My idea was to have great fabrics, such as 100 percent cottons, modal, Dupont, with exceptional fit, and great ad campaigns.

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  • Have a look at their seasonal, online catalogs for the latest in flannels, silks, cottons, and more.

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  • Couture Cottons is on the high end (so to speak) of organic lingerie, but these panties are really worth it and a great option for anyone looking to give you a gift of lingerie.

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  • From cozy cottons to smooth silks, there is tremendous variety from today's retailers.

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  • Leland in his Itinerary (1558) recorded the fact that Bolton made cottons, which were in reality woollen goods.

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  • There remains one other important group, the so-called " kidney " cottons in which there are only long hairs, and the seed easily comes away clean as with " Sea Island," but, instead of each seed being separate, the whole group in each of the three compartments of the capsule is firmly united together in a more or less kidney-shaped mass.

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  • It yields the most valuable of all cottons, the hairs being long, fine and silky, and ranging in length from to 22 in.

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  • It has, however, certain characteristics which cause it to be in demand even in the United States, where during recent years Egyptian cotton has comprised about 80% of all the " foreign " cottons imported.

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  • Yannovitch, a variety known since about 1897, yields the finest and most silky lint of the white Egyptian cottons.

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  • Amongst the varieties of cotton which are derived from this species appear to be Pernambuco, Maranham, Ceara, Aracaty and Maceio cottons.

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  • Amongst the cottons of this source are Hinganghat, Tinnevelly, Dharwar, Broach, Amraoti (Oomras or Oomrawattee), Kumta, Westerns, Dholera, Verawal, Bengals, Sind and Bhaunagar.

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  • The Indian cottons are usually of short staple (about 4 in.), but are probably capable of improvement.

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  • The following table, summarized from the Handbook to the Imperial Institute Cotton Exhibition, 1905, giving the length of staple and value on one date (January 16, 1905), will serve to indicate the comparative values of some of the principal commercial cottons.

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  • Nothing definite can be said with regard to a rotation of crops Sea Island Cotton - Carolina Sea Island Florida „ „ Georgia „ Barbados „ „ Egyptian Cottons Yannovitch.

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