cotton wool ball

noun

Definition of cotton wool ball

British
:a small ball of cotton that can be used for a variety of purposes (such as removing makeup or cleaning a wound) and that is usually used once and then thrown away :cotton ball

Word by Word Definitions

cotton play
  1. : a soft usually white fibrous substance composed of the hairs surrounding the seeds of various erect freely branching tropical plants (genus Gossypium) of the mallow family

  2. : a plant producing cotton

  3. : a crop of cotton

  1. : to take a liking

  2. : to come to understand

wool play
  1. : the soft wavy or curly usually thick undercoat of various hairy mammals and especially the sheep made up of a matrix of keratin fibers and covered with minute scales

  2. : a product of wool

  3. : a dense felted pubescence especially on a plant : tomentum


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