Definition of Slubbing

1. Verb. (present participle of slub) ¹



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Definition of Slubbing

1. a slightly twisted roll of textile fibers [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slubbing

slowworms
sloyd
sloyds
slub
slubb
slubbed
slubber
slubberdegullion
slubberdegullions
slubbered
slubbering
slubberingly
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slubbier
slubbiest
slubbing (current term)
slubbings
slubbs
slubby
slubs
slud
sludge metal
sludgecore
sludged
sludged blood
sludgelike
sludges
sludgier
sludgiest

Literary usage of Slubbing

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1. The American Cotton Spinner and Managers' and Carders' Guide: A Practical by Robert H. Baird (1863)
"slubbing AND FLY-FRAMES. It is beyond the limits of this work to furnish a description of the slubbing and the fly-frame. These machines are so complicated, ..."

2. Cotton Spinning: Its Development, Principles, and Practice by Richard Marsden (1888)
"Differential motion of the spindles and bobbins in bobbin-and-fly frames, in the slubbing, intermediate, and roving frames; a nice problem in mechanics ..."

3. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"The slubbing machine, or billy, reduces the separate rolls of ... Fig, 1551 is a perspective representation of the slubbing machine in most common use. ..."

4. The Dyeing of Wool: Including Wool-printing, with the Dyestuffs of by Cassella, Leopold & Co., G.m.b.H., Cassella Color Company (1905)
"slubbing is only very rarely submitted to any preparation previous to printing. Although many dyestuffs yield fuller and faster dyeings on ..."

5. Letters to the Young on Progress in Pudsey During the Last Sixty Years by Joseph Lawson (1887)
"... and it was common to have a little warp left or to be a little short, and have to spin to make out from the weft slubbing and mix it among the other. ..."

6. Applications of the Science of Mechanics to Practical Purposes by James Renwick (1842)
"... the slubbing billy. This is analogous to the roving machine of the cotton manufacture, but has rarely been successfully driven by any other prime mover ..."

7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"Top waste, slubbing waste, roving waste, ring waste, and garnetted waste, thirty cento per pound. 362. Shoddy, twenty-five cents per pound : noils, ..."

8. Letters to the Young on Progress in Pudsey During the Last Sixty Years by Joseph Lawson (1887)
"... and most of them spend them—Condensers supersede slubbing—Prejudice against them— False ... of England—Condensers hold their own, and slubbing dies out. ..."

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