Definition of 'wool'
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Pink flamingos form a bold pattern on this wool and cotton rug. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rub down with fine wire wool. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It glided on to my skin quickly and easily and I just used cotton wool to remove it. The Sun (2016)An African-American woman in this 1953 photograph is still in her wool coat. Smithsonian Mag (2017)It wants to wrap up its players in so much cotton wool they'll need to reopen the mills of Manchester. The Sun (2016)Wool from the sheep raised around here on the farms. A Plague of Angels (1993)Wool jogging trousers smart enough to wear to work. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With a quilted layer under a tailored wool coat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Shetland wool is so fine it can be spun as thin as a strand of silk. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Equally successful were the dark wool trouser suits with concealed belting. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We love the jersey polo neck and gorgeous wool coat. The Sun (2014)Or a wool coat to keep newborn lambs warm? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Refusing to wrap them up in cotton wool means they rarely buckle when they catch a bug. The Sun (2015)The friction of silk against wool rubbed off surface electrons from the molecules of either fabric and electrified their garments. The Broken God (1993)There are no laws of nature which say that only sheep can produce wool or that only bees can harvest honey. Infinite in All Directions (1989)No - a bin full of discarded hair and cotton wool. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They were made of wool and nylon, and were showing serious signs of old age. Broken Lives (1993)The wool lace dress and coat had a French silk lining and metallic threads to add shimmer. The Sun (2009)The fakes are made from wool, nylon or silk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wool, silk and leather survived but linen almost entirely disappeared. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The walls are clay blocks glued together and the insulation is sheep 's wool. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's like a coil of silk with knitting wool and big sparkly gold frilly bits. The Sun (2011)Add the sheep 's wool and feathers for extra authenticity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You need a good-quality thick wool or quilted coat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can add buttons for the eyes, use cotton wool for bushy beards and add some colourful wool for long hair. The Sun (2014)Ban nylon - wool, cotton or a mix of the two absorb moisture better. The Sun (2009)The wool or hair of sheep, camels, goats and rabbits is used to produce woollen yarns. Technology Basic Facts (1990)I'm tempted to advise you to wear a wool dress and a thick winter coat, but that would be silly. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'wool'
British English: wool /wʊl/ NOUN
hair Wool is the hair that grows on sheep and on some other animals.
- American English: wool
- Arabic: صُوف
- Brazilian Portuguese: lã
- Chinese: 羊毛
- Croatian: vuna
- Czech: vlna ovčí
- Danish: uld
- Dutch: wol
- European Spanish: lana
- Finnish: villa
- French: laine
- German: Wolle
- Greek: μαλλί υλικό
- Italian: lana
- Japanese: 羊毛
- Korean: 양모 양
- Norwegian: ull
- Polish: wełna
- European Portuguese: lã
- Romanian: lână
- Russian: шерсть
- Spanish: lana
- Swedish: ull
- Thai: ขนสัตว์ เช่นขนแกะและสัตว์อื่นๆ
- Turkish: yün
- Ukrainian: вовна
- Vietnamese: len
British English: wool NOUN
material Wool is a material made from animal's wool that is used to make things such as clothes, blankets, and carpets.
...a wool overcoat.
Definition of wool from the Collins English Dictionary
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