ring spinning

noun
  1. 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.

Origin of ring spinning

First recorded in 1880–85
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