absorbent cotton


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absorbent cotton

[əb′sȯr·bənt ′kät·ən]
(materials)
A cotton fiber that absorbs water because its natural waxes have been removed.
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For lyophilized normal and abnormal plasma controls, plasma samples deficient in blood coagulation factor VII, saline-diluted normal plasma (as used for the Quick Percent assay), and samples from patients stabilized on oral anticoagulant therapy, the distance of serum migration into an absorbent cotton paper strip is proportional to the samples' clotting time, as measured on a laboratory clotting time device.
Absorbent cotton pads (diapers will work) can be used to blot up water.
To test color, wipe onto wood scraps with an absorbent cotton cloth.
Wear loose, light-colored absorbent cotton clothing.
The quick-drying, double cotton layer, including absorbent cotton fleece, allows drool to be whisked away without it penetrating through the clothes.
With its own in-house fiber processing and bleaching plant in Lahore, Pakistan, Ihsan Sons is a manufacturer and exporter of bleached absorbent cotton and 100% cotton spunlace nonwoven Belcot brand fabrics.
The mop has a non-abrasive scrubber tip to remove stains and dirt, as well as absorbent cotton yarn that prevents tangling.
In 1879, the mill changed hands and was used to spin cotton waste before production switched to wadding and absorbent cotton wool during the First World War.