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gin2

 
pronunciation:
jIn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a machine designed to remove the seeds from raw cotton; cotton gin.
The invention of the cotton gin in 1793 revolutionized the cotton industry and caused an expansion of slavery.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ginned, ginning, gins
definition: to process (cotton) with a cotton gin.
After the cotton is ginned, it is formed into bales.
derivation: ginner (n.)