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Bale
a large closely pressed package of bound material and usually wrapped and weighing 500 pounds
Combing
A process used to makes the fibers go in the same direction to twist the cotton, wool or mohair into yarn.
Cotton Gin
A machine that separates the seeds, hulls and foreign material from cotton.
Ginning
The process of removing the seeds from the cotton.
Meats or Kernels
These are located inside the cottonseed and are crushed for oil.
Mill
A building or buildings with machinery for manufacturing
Lint
A fibrous coat of thick hairs on cotton seeds that yields the cotton staple
Cottonseed Oil
A pale yellow fatty oil obtained from cottonseed and used chiefly in salad and cooking oils
Staple
A textile fiber of relatively short length that when spun and twisted forms a yarn.
Thread
A group of fibers formed by spinning and twisting together to form continuous strand.
Linters
The short fuzz on cottonseed that provides cellulose for making many different products.