carding

[ kahr-ding ]
/ ˈkɑr dɪŋ /

noun

the process in which fibers, as cotton, worsted, or wool, are manipulated into sliver form prior to spinning.

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Origin of carding

1425–75; late Middle English. See card2, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for carding

carding
/ (ˈkɑːdɪŋ) /

noun

the process of preparing the fibres of cotton, wool, etc, for spinning
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