cotton wool

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By the end of the experiment, the cotton wool in the tobacco bell jar is brown, the inside of the bell jar is brown and the tube leading to the air pump is thick with tar.
Tease some cotton wool 'snow' onto the glued surface.
"Since I was a kid I've hated the feeling of cotton wool, its texture and the sound it makes when you tear it up.
A piece of card with an inspiring or reassuring quote can help, while spraying a favourite scent on a piece of cotton wool promotes calm and a sense of comfort.
The incident involving the cotton wool came a month later.
I must have bought many rolls of cotton wool before I finally purchased the necessary items.
It did the job but still took several cotton wool pads-worth to get it all off.
"You'll see him walking around wrapped in cotton wool for the next two weeks.
WALES will wrap Gareth Bale up in cotton wool ahead of Tuesday's World Cup showdown with Croatia after the Tottenham star revealed the real reason he lasted only 45 minutes in Scotland.
Now all I needed was some nice cotton wool pads to clean them off.
Clever clogs at a Welsh council used cotton wool and the contents of their stationery cupboard to rival one of the most popular commercials on telly right now - taking on department store giant John Lewis.
The featured medical supplies for this newsletter will be AdvaCare's Cotton Wool, Digital Thermometers and Infusion (IV) Sets.
The anterior one contains the tobacco, the posterior one a plug of cotton wool, which can be renewed as required.
POSTED AT 3.43pm 19 FEB 2010 I SAID last year that we'd wrap Sublimity up in cotton wool after the Leopardstown gallops, but he and I are a year older now so the bar has been moved and it's this week that the cotton wool goes on.
Dip pieces of cotton wool in the bowl of cold water.