wool

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wool

(wul),
The hair of the sheep; sometimes, when defatted, used as a surgical dressing.
Synonym(s): lana
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Throughout the book Carroll's clarity of thought and writing is remarkable and stands in bold contrast with the obscurity and woolliness of that of the film theorists he takes to task.
Experts recommend sharp cutting edges to avoid woolliness. Good nailing and gluing properties.
Clear, goal-directed thinking becomes increasingly difficult, as shown in a diffuseness or "woolliness" and circumstantiality of speech.
Sadly, when it came, there was vagueness and woolliness in the possible use of pension fund assets for infrastructure.
Physiological and molecular changes associated with prevention of woolliness in peach following pre-harvest application of gibberellic acid.
Proud our city has spotted this Big Con -Susan Lee: Pg 12 THE Big Society was always going to be undermined by spending cuts, the hype and the woolliness behind its presentation.
For months I have had a "woolliness" and numbness in my knees, spreading to my thighs and feet.