Definition of Spinning machine

1. Noun. A textile machine for spinning yarn and thread.

Specialized synonyms: Spinning Frame, Spinning Jenny, Spinning Wheel, Throstle
Generic synonyms: Textile Machine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinning Machine

spinning disk nebuliser
spinning frame
spinning jennies
spinning jenny
spinning machine (current term)
spinning mule
spinning mules
spinning rod
spinning top
spinning tops
spinning wheel
spinning wheels
spino-adductor reflex
spino-olivary tract

Literary usage of Spinning machine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... original and fertile mind, they are still but improved arrangements of a machine previously in use, or »¡table adaptations of his own spinning machine. ..."

2. A Comprehensive History of the Woollen and Worsted Manufactures: And the by James Bischoff (1842)
"... for Spinning by Rollers; his Settlement at Nottingham; Partnership with Messrs. Strutt and Need ; his first Patent for the spinning machine—James ..."

3. The Industrial Evolution of the United States by Carroll Davidson Wright (1897)
"This was on Fishing Creek, ARKWRIGHT'S spinning machine. From the original drawing. near the Catawba River, and the spinners and weavers of the colony in ..."

4. A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States by William Dunlap, Frank William Bayley, Charles Eliot Goodspeed (1918)
"Christopher Tully engraved the copper-plate illustration of a wool-spinning machine in the Pennsylvania Magazine of 1775. The machine delineated was ..."

5. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"This may be culled the first spinning-machine. ... A name applied to a machine for Spinning-Roller. tion of* a spinning - machine. ..."

6. The American Silk Growers Guide: Or, The Art of Raising the Mulberry and by William Kenrick (1839)
"DENNIS' REELING AND spinning machine. Jonathan Dennis of Portsmouth, RI, has very lately invented and taken out a patent for a machine for making sewing ..."

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