spinning frame

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  1. a machine for drawing, twisting, and winding yarn.

Origin of spinning frame

First recorded in 1815–25

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How to use spinning frame in a sentence

  • One white girl will look after four sides of a ring spinning frame; it takes six Chinese, as you see.

  • Although the Leyland cotton mills were now famous in Lancashire, Jimmy's grandfather had earned day wages at the spinning frame.

    Northwest! | Harold Bindloss
  • The final machine used in the conversion of rove to the size of yarn required is termed the spinning frame.

  • In regard to cloth manufacture, most yarns are utilized in the form they leave the spinning frame, that is, as single yarns.

  • The yarn coming from the spinning frame is sometimes dyed before weaving.

    Textiles and Clothing | Kate Heintz Watson