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cotton gin

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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cotton ginˈcotton gin noun [countable]  TIMa machine that separates the seeds of a cotton plant from the cotton
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cotton ginEli Whitney, famous for the cotton gin, also developed mass production techniques for muskets.Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin in 1793.The cotton gin was a machine for separating the cotton from the cotton seeds.
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