warp beam

Origin of warp beam

First recorded in 1825–35
Also called warp roll.
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Examples from the Web for warp beam

Historical Examples of warp beam

  • 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.

    Textiles

    William H. Dooley

  • 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.

    Textiles

    William H. Dooley

  • The yarn-beam or yarn-roll or warp-beam was ever a very important part of the loom.