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Meaning of "woollen" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WOOLLEN

woollen  [ˈwʊlən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WOOLLEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Woollen can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WOOLLEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Woolen

Woolen or woollen is a type of yarn made from carded wool. Woolen yarn is soft, light, stretchy, and full of air. It is thus a good insulator, and makes a good knitting yarn. Woolen yarn is in contrast to worsted yarn, in which the fibers are combed to lie parallel rather than carded, producing a hard, strong yarn.

Definition of woollen in the English dictionary

The definition of woollen in the dictionary is relating to or consisting partly or wholly of wool. Other definition of woollen is a garment or piece of cloth made wholly or partly of wool, esp a knitted one.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WOOLLEN


Angolan
æŋˈɡəʊlən
colon
ˈkəʊlən
holon
ˈhəʊlən
Nolan
ˈnəʊlən
overswollen
ˌəʊvəˈswəʊlən
semicolon
ˌsɛmɪˈkəʊlən
solan
ˈsəʊlən
Solon
ˈsəʊlən
stolen
ˈstəʊlən
stollen
ˈstəʊlən
stolon
ˈstəʊlən
swollen
ˈswəʊlən
Tusculan
ˈtʌskjʊlən
unswollen
ʌnˈswəʊlən
Zabulon
ˈzæbjʊlən
Zebulun
ˈzɛbjʊlən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WOOLLEN

woolled
woollens
Woolley
woollier
woollies
woolliest
woollily
woolliness
woolly
woolly bear
woolly indris
woolly mammoth
woolly pully
woolly rhinoceros
woolly spider monkey
woolly thistle
woolly-minded
woollyback
woollybutt

WORDS THAT END LIKE WOOLLEN

Allen
befallen
Bog of Allen
chopfallen
crestfallen
Cullen
Enniskillen
fallen
fluellen
food pollen
Hellen
Llangollen
Lough Allen
McKellen
mullen
pollen
Sankt Gallen
sullen
unfallen
Van Allen

Synonyms and antonyms of woollen in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «woollen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WOOLLEN

Find out the translation of woollen to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of woollen from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «woollen» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

羊毛制的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de lana
570 millions of speakers

English

woollen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऊनी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صُوفيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шерстяной
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

de lã
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পশমী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

laineux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bulu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

aus Wolle
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

毛織りの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

양모의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wool
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm bằng len
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கம்பளி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लोकरीचे कापड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yün
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

di lana
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wełniany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вовняний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de lână
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μάλλινος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wol
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ylle-
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ull-
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of woollen

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WOOLLEN»

The term «woollen» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.718 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WOOLLEN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about woollen

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WOOLLEN»

Discover the use of woollen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to woollen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Red Woollen Blanket
From the moment Julia is born, her most treasured possession is a red woollen blanket.
Bob Graham, 2008
2
The History of the Woollen and Worsted Industries
Hirst (History of the Woollen Trade for the Last Sixty Years). Kennedy (Brief Memoir of Crompton in Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, and Ser., V.). Luccock (Wool). Radclifie (Origin of Power-Loom Weaving).
Ephraim Lipson, 1965
3
The Woollen Industry
For 100 years it was Britain's principal source of wealth and provided more jobs than all the other industries put together. This book traces the story of wool in Britain from prehistoric times to the present day.
Chris Aspin, 1982
4
Before the Luddites: Custom, Community and Machinery in the ...
A study of the early Industrial Revolution in the English woollen cloth making industry.
Adrian Randall, 2002
5
Woollen and Worsted Woven Fabric Design
Very few spinners today will be familiar with the Indirect Galashiels and Yorkshire woollen yarn systems, but it is quite likely that in many mills in Scotland and Yorkshire, records still exist of past successful cloths containing yarn details in these ...
E G Gilligan, 2004
6
The Wiltshire Woollen Industry in the Sixteenth and ...
G.D. Ramsay. begun by the purchase of wool at Cirencester or Salisbury and continued by the spinning and weaving of the broadcloths in hundreds of homesteads throughout Wiltshire, the sale of the unfinished fabrics at Blackwell Hall, and ...
G.D. Ramsay, 2013
7
The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics
Excerpt: ... or with 13lb.
Franklin Beech, 2010
8
Woollen Textiles of the Lou-Lan People
The book concludes with an appendix by Gösta Montell comparing spinning tools and methods employed by the ancient inhabitants of East, Southeast and Central Asia.
Vivi Sylwan, 2006
9
Some Thoughts on the Woollen Manufactures of England: In a ...
c <n Woollen Manufactures. Or, if on Tryal, it had prov'd insufficient, other Methods might have been pursued to that End. But we did not wait the Success of this Law. Even the Concurrence of the People of Ireland, with the Method proposed on ...
David Bindon, 1731
10
An Episode and a History: The Centenary of a Woollen Mill - ...
THE CENTENARY OF A WOOLLEN MILL AN EPISODE AND A HISTORY MARZOTTO. This book contains a fascinating and detailed account of the 100 years between 1836 and 1936 of the history, growth and development of The Marzotto Group.
Anon, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WOOLLEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term woollen is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League Hoylandswaine lose to …
minor County player Scott Richardson too five for 43 for Woodlands to end Hoylandswaine's hopes of landing the Heavy Woollen Cup. In the final at Ossett, the ... «Huddersfield Examiner, Aug 15»
2
A woolly wonderland in Cumbrian woods
Thousands of woollen art pieces have been placed in the trees and on the ... It is part of Woollen Woods, a project that aims to raise the profile of wool and get ... «BBC News, May 15»
3
Blarney Woollen Mills to seal bank deal as it weaves back to profit
The Blarney Woollen Mills Group is expecting to shortly strike a deal with its banks that will put the group "on a very strong financial footing". «Irish Independent, Apr 15»
4
Appeal after woman, 50, dies after being knocked down by bus in …
The 50-year-old woman was struck in Trossachs Woollen Mill car park in Kilmahog, near Callander, at around 6.40pm on Saturday. The woman was airlifted to ... «Herald Scotland, Apr 15»
5
Rocket Kitten phishing with woollen goldfish & GHOLE
Woollen Goldfish operates by sending an email with a link to PowerPoint hosted on OneDrive, which means that the malware is hosted on a commercial product. «SC Magazine UK, Mar 15»
6
Edinburgh Woollen Mill to open at Dobbies Shrewsbury
There are more than 60 Edinburgh Woollen Mills in garden centres, with Wyevale and Dobbies dominating. Dobbies has 13 Edinburgh Woollen Mill ... «Horticulture Week, Mar 15»
7
Edinburgh Woollen Mill in festive sales surge
EDINBURGH Woollen Mill Group has declared its ambition to open more than 100 stores in the next 12 months after unveiling healthy Christmas sales figures ... «Herald Scotland, Feb 15»
8
Edinburgh Woollen Mill reports 'bumper' Christmas trading
Edinburgh Woollen Mill (EWM) has reported “bumper” Christmas trading figures for the five weeks to January 3. The Dumfriesshire-based fashion and textiles ... «Scottish Daily Record, Feb 15»
9
Slideshow: Batley Bulldogs overcome brave Heavy Woollen effort
Batley Bulldogs overcame a brave effort by the Heavy Woollen Select amateurs to run out 68-6 winners at Fox's Biscuits Stadium on Sunday. Heavy Wollen ... «Batley News, Jan 15»
10
Heavy Woollen amateurs given chance to impress
Former Shaw Cross Sharks player Shaun Squires can provide inspiration to the Heavy Woollen Amateur Select side, who face Batley Bulldogs on Sunday. «Batley News, Jan 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Woollen [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/woollen>. May 2019 ».
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