shuttle

The device used to carry the cross or FILLING YARN back and forth through the strands of longitudinal or WARP YARN in WEAVING cloth.

Shuttle

Leaving a vehicle at both ends of a point-to-point trip or pre-arranging a shuttle to pick you up at the end of the trip or to drop you off at the beginning.
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shuttle

[n] - public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points 2. [n] - bobbin that passes the weft thread between the warp threads 3. [v] - travel back and forth between two points
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Shuttle

1) A technique of stopping the fast winding (either fast-forward or rewind) of tape in older tape machines where the engineer put the tape machine in the opposite fast mode and pressed stop after the machine just started to reverse direction.
2) Moving the reels by hand so that the tape moves past the desired point first in one direction, then i...
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Shuttle

A device on a tractor or handler which allows direction to be reversed at the flick of a lever with no requirement to use the clutch.
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Shuttle

The device that carries the weft thread across the loom.
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Shuttle

Shut'tle noun [ Also shittle , Middle English schitel , scytyl , schetyl ; confer Middle English schitel a bolt of a door, Anglo-Saxon scyttes ; all from Anglo-Saxon sceĆ³tan to shoot; akin to Danish skyttel , skytte , shuttle, dial. Sw...
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Shuttle

Shut'tle intransitive verb To move backwards and forwards, like a shuttle. « I had to fly far and wide, shutting athwart the big Babel, wherever his calls and pauses had to be.» Carlyle.
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shuttle

1. An instrument used in weaving for passing or shooting the thread of the woof from one side of the cloth to the other between the threads of the warp. 'Like shuttles through the loom, so swiftly glide My feathered hours.' (Sandys) ... 2. The sliding thread holder in a sewing machine, which carries the lower thread through a loop of the upper thre...
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shuttle

noun bobbin that passes the weft thread between the warp threads
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Shuttle

• (n.) An instrument used in weaving for passing or shooting the thread of the woof from one side of the cloth to the other between the threads of the warp. • (v. i.) To move backwards and forwards, like a shuttle. • (n.) The sliding thread holder in a sewing machine, which carries the lower thread through a loop of the upper thread,...
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shuttle

(from the article `loom`) ...threads, which together formed the warp, it was possible to run a cross thread, a weft, or filling, between them. The block of wood used to carry ... [4 related articles]
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shuttle

shuttle: see loom.
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Shuttle

In railway terminology, a shuttle usually means a service operating back and forth between two stations without an intermediate stop. The Channel Tunnel service is called Le Shuttle and many cities operate shuttle services between airports and city centres. The Gatwick Express, which operates in the UK between Gatwick Airport and London (Victoria) ...
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shuttle

Type: Term Pronunciation: shŭt′ĕl Definitions: 1. A going back and forth regularly; used in respect to certain transport processes across a biomembrane.
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Shuttle

[video game] Shuttle is a {vgy|1992} space flight simulator game developed by Vektor Grafix and published by Virgin Games. It has been praised as a reasonably accurate simulation game of piloting the NASA Space Shuttle. The software is noted for simulations of the space shuttle in many situations in a 3D environment, from leaving the Vehicl...
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Shuttle

[weaving] A Shuttle is a tool designed to neatly and compactly store or a holder that carries the thread across the loom weft yarn while weaving. Shuttles are thrown or passed back and forth through the shed, between the yarn threads of the warp in order to weave in the weft. The simplest shuttles, known as `stick shuttles`, are made from a...
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shuttle

a space shuttle
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