Machine twist

silken thread especially adapted for use in a sewing machine.

See also: Machine

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A machine twists the recognizable royal blue wrapper around the completed bonbons at a rate of 442 per minute.
England's run machine twisted his right knee during catching practice and was only passed fit as skipper Nasser Hussain exchanged teamsheets with Steve Waugh before the toss.
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