Definition of Swissing

1. ordinary calendering of cloth [n -S]



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Literary usage of Swissing

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The pieces arc simply passed through for " swissing," ie for the production of an ordinary plain finish. The same calender may also be used for " chasing," ..."

2. Dictionary of Textiles by Louis Harmuth (1915)
"swissing—Process of calendering bleached muslins between hot rollers. Swivel Fabrics—Trade term for a variety of silk or cotton fabrics, having relatively ..."

3. The Legal News by James Kirby (1878)
"report, is to buy the gray shirtings, and submit them to various processes, such as bleaching, dyeing, glazing, swissing, and thus convert them into white ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The pieces are simply passed through for " swissing," ie for the production of an ordinary plain finish. The same calender may also be used for " chasing," ..."

5. Dyeing in Germany and America, with a Chapter on Colour Production: A Report by Sydney Herbert Higgins (1907)
"swissing, chasing, and other finishes were produced here. Englishmen on the premises said they ran their machines much faster than we run ours. ..."

6. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1888)
"Some calenders used for the swissing, or ordinary calendering, of calico have the same number of bowls as shown in the figure, but in them the paper and the ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The pieces arc simply passed through for " swissing," ie for the production of an ordinary plain finish. The same calender may also be used for " chasing," ..."

8. Dictionary of Textiles by Louis Harmuth (1915)
"swissing—Process of calendering bleached muslins between hot rollers. Swivel Fabrics—Trade term for a variety of silk or cotton fabrics, having relatively ..."

9. The Legal News by James Kirby (1878)
"report, is to buy the gray shirtings, and submit them to various processes, such as bleaching, dyeing, glazing, swissing, and thus convert them into white ..."

10. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The pieces are simply passed through for " swissing," ie for the production of an ordinary plain finish. The same calender may also be used for " chasing," ..."

11. Dyeing in Germany and America, with a Chapter on Colour Production: A Report by Sydney Herbert Higgins (1907)
"swissing, chasing, and other finishes were produced here. Englishmen on the premises said they ran their machines much faster than we run ours. ..."

12. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1888)
"Some calenders used for the swissing, or ordinary calendering, of calico have the same number of bowls as shown in the figure, but in them the paper and the ..."

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