a process of spinning in which the yarn is twisted and drawn while passing through a small metal device traveling rapidly around a ring in the operation of winding the yarn onto a bobbin.
- Compare mule spinning.
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How to use ring spinning in a sentence
One white girl will look after four sides of a ring spinning frame; it takes six Chinese, as you see.Where Half The World Is Waking Up | Clarence Poe
These human hands were swift, too, as when they thrust the bobbins of roving on the ring-spinning frames to be twisted into yarn.The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete | Winston Churchill
The function of ring spinning is to draw out the rove and spin it into yarn on a continuous system.Textiles | William H. Dooley
The ring spinning differs from mule spinning in having the carriage replaced by a ring, from which the machine takes its name.Textiles | William H. Dooley
These difficulties have hitherto prevented the application of ring spinning to the finer grades of yarn.