- a machine for drawing, twisting, and winding yarn.
Origin of spinning frame
First recorded in 1815–25
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Arkwright's experience with regard to his spinning-frame was similar.A Critical Examination of Socialism
William Hurrell Mallock
Manchester had fought against the spinning-frame for years, but it was to receive the chief fruits of its success.Historic Inventions
Rupert S. Holland
This invention combined the good qualities of the spinning-jenny of Hargreaves and the spinning-frame of Arkwright.Great Inventions and Discoveries
Willis Duff Piercy
In that instant he first saw dimly the tiny seedling that was to grow one day to the mighty tree of the spinning-frame.The Boyhood of Great Inventors
A. Fraser Robertson
The spindles must revolve very quickly in the spinning-frame, in order to give the requisite degree of twist to the worsted.