spinning

The process of making YARN from cotton FIBERS by drawing out and twisting the FIBERS into a thin strand.
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spinning

[adj] - rotating rapidly about an axis 2. [n] - creating thread
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Spinning

The process of turning a raw product (wool, nettle, flax) into a thread by twisting to bind the fibres together.
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spinning

Art of drawing out and twisting fibres (originally wool or linen) into a long thread, or yarn, by hand or machine. Synthetic fibres are spun when the liquid is forced through the holes of a...
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Spinning

A method of producing circular shapes such as bowls, plates and cups from sheet silver. The ancient Egyptians were the first to employ this process.
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Spinning

Drawing out and twisting fibres to make threads.
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spinning

1 Metalworking technique used since Egyptian times to form hollow containers from sheet metal by pressing the metal against a rotating wooden core on a lathe. 2 Technique used to turn wool, cotton and flax into thread suitable for weaving using a spinning wheel, first seen in the 14thC.
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Spinning

Spin'ning adjective & noun from Spin . Spinning gland (Zoology) , one of the glands which form the material for spinning the silk of silkworms and other larvæ. -- Spinning house , formerly a common name for a house of correction in England, the women confin
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spinning

From Spin. Spinning gland, the red spider. Spinning wheel, a machine for spinning yarn or thread, in which a wheel drives a single spindle, and is itself driven by the hand, or by the foot acting on a treadle. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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spinning

noun creating thread
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Spinning

• a. & n. from Spin. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Spin
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spinning

(from the article `hollowware`) ...sand, or other molds is used for metals unsuitable for hammer work. Bronze vessels and most pre-19th-century pewter objects have either been cast ... [3 related articles]
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spinning

in textiles, process of drawing out fibres from a mass and twisting them together to form a continuous thread or yarn. In man-made fibre production ... [9 related articles]
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Spinning

[textiles] Spinning is a major industry. It is part of the textile manufacturing process where three types of fibre are converted into yarn, then fabric, then textiles. The textiles are then fabricated into clothes or other artifacts. There are three industrial processes available to spin yarn, and a handicraft community who use hand spinni
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Spinning

A method of working metal using a long handled tool and working the metal over a shaped chuck rotating in a lathe. Used for making tea and coffee pots, casters, jugs, bowls, etc. in the 18thC.
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spinning

  1. creating thread
  2. revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
  3. stream in jets, of liquids
  4. cause to spin
  5. make up a story, as in
  6. form a web by making a thread, as of spiders
  7. work natural fibers into a thread
  8. narrate or give a detailed account of
  9. prolong or extend

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spinning

spinning, the drawing out, twisting, and winding of fibers into a continuous thread or yarn. From antiquity until the Industrial Revolution, spinning was a household industry. The roughly carded fiber was at first held in one hand and drawn out and twisted by the other hand. The earliest tools were ...
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Spinning

Spinning is the process of twisting textile fibres into thread, so as to give them strength. The grip of the individual fibres prevents their sliding over one another.
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spinning

Art of drawing out and twisting fibres (originally wool or linen) into a long thread, or yarn, by hand or machine. Synthetic fibres are spun when the liquid is forced through the holes of a spinneret (a piece of metal with very fine holes in it). Once through the spinneret the filaments (strands or f...
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spinning

Metalworking technique used since Egyptian times to form hollow containers from sheet metal by pressing the metal against a rotating wooden core on a lathe.
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Spinning

[polymers] Spinning is manufacturing process for creating polymer fibers. It is a specialized form of extrusion that uses a spinneret to form multiple continuous filaments. There are four types of spinning: wet, dry, melt, and gel spinning. ==Process== First, the polymer being spun must be converted into a fluid state. If the polymer is a t
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Spinning

[IPO] Spinning (IPO) is the act or practice of an investment bank offering under-priced shares of a company`s initial public offerings to the senior executives of a third party{dn|date=November 2011} company in exchange for future business with the investment bank. This conflict of interest was a relatively common way for investment banks t
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Spinning

A popular group studio cycling program invented by ultra-distance cyclist Johnny G. And licensed by
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spinning

A manner of fishing employing an open-face or closed-face spinning reel and spinning rod; reel is mounted on the underside of the rod and the rod guides are also on the underside of the rod.
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Spinning

A manner of fishing employing an open-face or closed-face spinning reel an spinning rod; reel is mounted on the underside of the rod; rod guides are on the underside of the rod.
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