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slub
slubs in a length of wool yarn

slub

 (slŭb)
tr.v. slubbed, slub·bing, slubs
To draw out and twist (a strand of silk or other textile fiber) in preparation for spinning.
n.
1. A soft thick nub in yarn that is either an imperfection or purposely set for a desired effect.
2. A slightly twisted roll of fiber, as of silk or cotton.

[Origin unknown.]

slub

(slʌb)
n
1. (Textiles) a lump in yarn or fabric, often made intentionally to give a knobbly effect
2. (Textiles) a loosely twisted roll of fibre prepared for spinning
vb, slubs, slubbing or slubbed
(Textiles) (tr) to draw out and twist (a sliver of fibre) preparatory to spinning
adj
(Textiles) (of material) having an irregular appearance
[C18: of unknown origin]

slub

(slʌb)

v. slubbed, slub•bing,
n. v.t.
1. to extend (slivers of fiber) and twist slightly in carding.
n.
2. the fibers produced by slubbing.
3. a slight irregularity in yarn.
[1825–35; orig. uncertain]

slub


Past participle: slubbed
Gerund: slubbing

Imperative
slub
slub
Present
I slub
you slub
he/she/it slubs
we slub
you slub
they slub
Preterite
I slubbed
you slubbed
he/she/it slubbed
we slubbed
you slubbed
they slubbed
Present Continuous
I am slubbing
you are slubbing
he/she/it is slubbing
we are slubbing
you are slubbing
they are slubbing
Present Perfect
I have slubbed
you have slubbed
he/she/it has slubbed
we have slubbed
you have slubbed
they have slubbed
Past Continuous
I was slubbing
you were slubbing
he/she/it was slubbing
we were slubbing
you were slubbing
they were slubbing
Past Perfect
I had slubbed
you had slubbed
he/she/it had slubbed
we had slubbed
you had slubbed
they had slubbed
Future
I will slub
you will slub
he/she/it will slub
we will slub
you will slub
they will slub
Future Perfect
I will have slubbed
you will have slubbed
he/she/it will have slubbed
we will have slubbed
you will have slubbed
they will have slubbed
Future Continuous
I will be slubbing
you will be slubbing
he/she/it will be slubbing
we will be slubbing
you will be slubbing
they will be slubbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been slubbing
you have been slubbing
he/she/it has been slubbing
we have been slubbing
you have been slubbing
they have been slubbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been slubbing
you will have been slubbing
he/she/it will have been slubbing
we will have been slubbing
you will have been slubbing
they will have been slubbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been slubbing
you had been slubbing
he/she/it had been slubbing
we had been slubbing
you had been slubbing
they had been slubbing
Conditional
I would slub
you would slub
he/she/it would slub
we would slub
you would slub
they would slub
Past Conditional
I would have slubbed
you would have slubbed
he/she/it would have slubbed
we would have slubbed
you would have slubbed
they would have slubbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slub - soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
raggedness, roughness - a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
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