Definition of Power loom

1. Noun. A loom operated mechanically.

Generic synonyms: Loom

Definition of Power loom

1. Noun. A mechanized loom powered by a line shaft. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Power Loom

power hammer
power hitter
power hitters
power hour
power hunger
power inverter
power inverters
power jam
power law
power laws
power line
power line communication
power line communications
power lines
power loading
power loom (current term)
power looms
power lunch
power lunches
power meter
power module
power mower
power nap
power naps
power of appointment
power of attorney
power of termination
power off
power on
power outage

Literary usage of Power loom

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1. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1860)
"Some years ago it was thought almost impossible to manage H.'ix yarn in a power-loom, and certainly the first attempts were very imperfect ; but gradually, ..."

2. Textiles: A Handbook for the Student and the Consumer by Mary Schenck Woolman, Ellen Beers Mcgowan (1920)
"... which are now found on the modern power loom. The invention of automatic spinning in England gave an impetus to weaving in that country. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"The power-loom fought its way to supremacy but slowly, for an imperfect power-loom is no better than a hand-loom; and it was only after the minor ..."

4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1852)
"Although various attempts have been made to adapt the power-loom to carpet ... In addition to this saving of labor, the power-loom is stated to be capable ..."

5. The Growth of English Industry and Commerce by William Cunningham (1892)
"... and (he Power. Loom, tion of the mule ; in this the spindles are placed on a carriage which as it wheels out four or five feet from the beam, ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1905)
"SOME NOTES UPON THE GENESIS OF THE power loom IN WORCESTER COUNTY. BY HENRY S. NOURSE. PRIORITY in the introduction of water-driven machinery for textile ..."

7. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1862)
"The invention of the sizing machine demonstrated for tho first time, not the practicability of weaving by power, but the capabilities of the power-loom ..."

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