Definition of Long-staple
1. Adjective. Having relatively long fibers. "Long-staple cotton"
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Literary usage of Long-staple
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"The specimen was in the form of a cartridge, consisting of long staple gun cotton, and although the paper was torn somewhat it was still possible to read ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Long Staple Upland.—The long staple upland cotton such as Allen, Peeler and benders, until recent years was produced almost exclusively in the Mississippi ..."
3. Census Reports Tenth Census. June 1, 1880 by Francis Amasa Walker, Charles Williams Seaton, Henry Gannett (1884)
"West of the Apalachicola river no sea-island or long staple cotton is produced, but east of that river, even in the upland region, the sandy soils of the ..."
4. Transactions by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association, Institution of Public Health Engineers (Great Britain) (1913)
"In case of any difference of opinion on long staple cotton sold on description, the purchaser and seller shall agree on a type as a standard of length and ..."
5. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and by Francis Peyre Porcher (1869)
"C., has drawn oat the following account of the Cultivation* of the Sea Island or Long Staple variety of cotton. Though his experience is not as great as ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1903)
"This inch-long staple sells at present (1903) for eight to eight and one-quarter cents a pound, whereas the long staple of the Sea Island cotton sells for ..."
7. Productive Farm Crops by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1916)
"An American long-staple, upland variety, Allen's Early. and almost without the short fuzz common to other varieties; proportion of lint to seed unusually ..."