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bob·bin

 (bŏb′ĭn)
n.
1. A spool or reel that holds thread or yarn for spinning, weaving, knitting, sewing, or making lace.
2. Narrow braid formerly used as trimming.

[French bobine.]

bobbin

(ˈbɒbɪn)
n
1. (Textiles) a spool or reel on which thread or yarn is wound, being unwound as required; spool; reel
2. (Textiles) narrow braid or cord used as binding or for trimming
3. (Building) a device consisting of a short bar and a length of string, used to control a wooden door latch
4. (General Physics)
a. a spool on which insulated wire is wound to form the coil of a small electromagnetic device, such as a bell or buzzer
b. the coil of such a spool
5. (plural) slang Brit matter that is worthless or of inferior quality; rubbish
[C16: from Old French bobine, of unknown origin]

bob•bin

(ˈbɒb ɪn)

n.
a reel, cylinder, or spool upon which yarn or thread is wound, as used in spinning, machine sewing, and lacemaking.
[1520–30; < Middle French bobine hank of thread]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobbin - a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be woundbobbin - a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
filature - a bobbin used in spinning silk into thread
shuttle - bobbin that passes the weft thread between the warp threads
winder - mechanical device around which something can be wound
Translations
بَكَرَةِ الخيطان، كَبْكوبَه
cívkašpulka
garnspoletrisse
puolasydän
òráîarkefli, spóla
špūlė
spole
bobinmasura

bobbin

[ˈbɒbɪn] N (Tech) → carrete m, bobina f (Sew) [of cotton] → canilla f

bobbin

[ˈbɒbɪn] nbobine f

bobbin

nSpule f; (= cotton reel)Rolle f

bobbin

[ˈbɒbɪn] nspoletta, bobina; (of sewing machine) → rocchetto

bobbin

(ˈbobin) noun
a (usually wooden) reel or spool for winding thread etc. There's no thread left on the bobbin.
References in classic literature ?
Good wares, fine wares,' said she; 'laces and bobbins of all colours.
Our good child ransacked all her drawers, cupboards, reticules, and gimcrack boxes--passed in review all her gowns, fichus, tags, bobbins, laces, silk stockings, and fallals-- selecting this thing and that and the other, to make a little heap for Rebecca.
I must administer an antidote, while Miss Deane prepares to tear herself away from her bobbins.
Now and then one of the children would pause, as the recovered thread became inconveniently long, wind it on a bobbin, and start again with another short end.
The machine on display will be a freestanding fully automated one, provided with new features to process bobbins produced by ring frames not equipped with automatic doffing device.
The firm specialised in producing bobbins for use in the booming cotton trade Lancashire was famous for.
Lying long forgotten in the bottom of a cupboard or drawer somewhere is a lace-maker's pillow and a biscuit tin full of (sadly modern) lace bobbins.
Keep your sewing space organized by pairing matching bobbins and thread spools.
Canadian lace bobbins "A lady in her eighties wanted to sell ivory and wood bobbins, and I told her where to get them valued.
Figure (3) is a blurred bobbin winding image so that the bobbins move along the drums located on the shaft and at the end of shaft, there is a pulley that receive the force from electromotor head pulley by the belt.
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