- a roller, located at the back of a loom, on which the warp ends are wound in preparation for weaving.
Origin of warp beam
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From the warping-bars these bouts are carefully wound on the warp-beam.
The warp-beam is a wooden cylinder back of the loom on which the warp is wound.
The threads of the warp extend in parallel order from the warp-beam to the front of the loom, and are attached to the cloth-roll.
The yarn-beam or yarn-roll or warp-beam was ever a very important part of the loom.