take-up

[n] - a device for reducing slack or taking up lost motion 2. [n] - the action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in
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Take-up

Take'-up` noun (Machinery) That which takes up or tightens; specifically, a device in a sewing machine for drawing up the slack thread as the needle rises, in completing a stitch.
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take-up

noun the action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in
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take-up

noun a device for reducing slack or taking up lost motion
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Take-up

• (n.) That which takes up or tightens; specifically, a device in a sewing machine for drawing up the slack thread as the needle rises, in completing a stitch.
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