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cotton batting

noun
1.
absorbent cotton pressed into pads or layers for use in dressing wounds, filling quilts, etc.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30, Americanism
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Examples for cotton batting
  • It is also used to reduce the flammability of cellulose insulation, cotton batting in mattresses, and wood composites.
  • Use polyester batting to wrap each egg and then place in a box lined with polyester or cotton batting for additional protection.
  • Alternatively, wrapping stems with cotton batting may keep slugs off plants.
  • cotton batting was placed in all traps to provide thermal cover for captured mammals.

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