yarn

tale story fibers for knitting 
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Yarn

Naval To yarn, or spin a yarn. Naval expression meaning to tell a tale. The expression originates from the day when rope was made and re-made on board ship; men repairing the rope-yarns could do this and chat at the same time (and did).
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yarn

A continuous strand of spun cotton FIBERS used for WEAVING or knitting.
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yarn

[v] - tell or spin a yarn
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Yarn

A continuous twisted strand of fibre.
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yarn

Thread produced by drawing and twisting together fibres or filaments. There are two main categories of yarn: single, continuous filament yarn and spun yarn. Continuous filament yarn is made when two...
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Yarn

A spun thread.
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Yarn

Continuous, ordered assembly of essentially parallel, collimated filaments, usually with a twist.
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Yarn

Yarn noun [ Middle English yarn , ʒarn , Anglo-Saxon gearn ; akin to Dutch garen , G., Old High German , Icelandic , Swedish , & Danish garn ; of uncertain origin. Confer Cord .] 1. Spun wool; woolen thread; also, thread of other material, as o
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Yarn

• (n.) One of the threads of which the strands of a rope are composed. • (n.) A story told by a sailor for the amusement of his companions; a story or tale; as, to spin a yarn. • (n.) Spun wool; woolen thread; also, thread of other material, as of cotton, flax, hemp, or silk; material spun and prepared for use in weaving, knitting, m
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yarn

continuous strand of fibres grouped or twisted together and used to construct textile fabrics.[5 related articles]
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yarn

  1. an account describing incidents or events
  2. a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

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Yarn

a generic term for a continuous strand of textile fibres or filaments in a form suitable for knitting, weaving or otherwise intertwining to form a fabric.
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yarn

a general term covering specific types of textile structures with or without twist made of staple fibres or filaments
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yarn

yarn, fibers or filaments formed into a continuous strand for use in weaving textiles or for the manufacture of thread. A staple fiber, such as cotton, linen, or wool, is made into yarn by carding, combing (for fine, long staples only), drawing out into roving, then spinning. Continuous filaments, s...
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Yarn

Yarn is a fibre, such as cotton, wool, silk or flax which has been spun and prepared for use in weaving or knitting.
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yarn

Thread produced by drawing and twisting together fibres or filaments. There are two main categories of yarn: single, continuous filament yarn and spun yarn. Continuous filament yarn is made when two or more filaments are drawn and twisted together (which stretches the filament slightly). Synthetic fibre is initially produced as single filaments...
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yarn

The fibers which when twisted together form a rope. Or a salty tale.
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Yarn

A continuous strand of textile fibers created when a cluster of individual fibers are twisted together. These long yarns are used to create fabrics, either by knitting or weaving.
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Yarn

Also referred to as thread, yarn is the basic component of all fabrics. Yarn can be composed of twisted natural or synthetic fibers, or a longer single fiber.
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YARN

Fibers that are twisted together to form a rope.
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Yarn

A product of substantial length and relatively small cross section of fibers and with or without twist.
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Yarn

A length of fibers spun together or aligned along their length. While in common use the word is used to describe relatively thick strands, yarns can actually be quite thin.
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Yarn

A continuous strand of textile fibers created when a cluster of individual fibers are twisted together. These long yarns are used to create fabrics, either by knitting or weaving.
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YARN

A continuous strand of fibers created when a cluster of individual fibers are twisted together. Yarns are used to create fabrics.
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