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ginning

[′jin·iŋ]
(agriculture)
The separation of lint from cottonseed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This System of Ginning is used for the kind of Cotton, whereby the Cotton- seed can be easily separated from the Fibres.
Alike System of Ginning is utilized for that kind of Cotton, wherein seeds are firmly sticking to the Fibres.
Two noncommercial, small-scale gins exist in the United States, both in Mississippi: the MAFES-Agricultural and Biological Engineering mini-gin and one at the USDA'S Cotton Ginning Lab in Stoneville.
They are thought to transfer ginning technology at the user level far better than any other method in use today.