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spin·ner·et

 (spĭn′ə-rĕt′)
n.
1. Any of various tubular structures from which spiders and certain insect larvae, such as silkworms, secrete the silk threads from which they form webs or cocoons.
2. A device for making rayon, nylon, and other synthetic fibers, consisting of a plate pierced with holes through which plastic material is extruded in filaments.
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spinneret

(ˈspɪnəˌrɛt)
n
1. (Zoology) any of several organs in spiders and certain insects through which silk threads are exuded
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a finely perforated dispenser through which a viscous liquid is extruded in the production of synthetic fibres
[C18: from spinner + -et]
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spin•ner•et

(ˈspɪn əˌrɛt, ˌspɪn əˈrɛt)

n.
1. an organ or part by means of which a spider, insect larva, or the like spins a silky thread for its web or cocoon.
2. Also, spin′ner•ette`. a metal plate or cup with tiny holes through which a chemical solution is extruded to form continuous filaments, as of rayon, nylon, or polyester.
[1820–30]
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spin·ner·et

(spĭn′ə-rĕt′)
One of the small openings in the back part of a spider or silk-producing insect larva, through which the sticky fluid that dries into silk is released.
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Translations

spinneret

[ˌspɪnəˈret] Npezón m hilador
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However, the centrifugal process is limited by complicated spinneret design which can lead to large differences in fiber quality and productivity.
The simplest electrospinning setup consists of a spinneret filled with a polymer solution (most commonly a syringe with a needle), an earth-grounded collector plate, and a high voltage power supply to charge the spinneret [1,2].
As a consequence, the two secondary ampullate glands associated with one spinneret take turns functioning from instar to instar (Townley et al.
It is extruded through a spinneret in its mouthpart and the continuous thread is used to form a cocoon.
The concentric spinneret was homemade and the collector was prepared by wrapping aluminum foil around a cardboard.
The first needleless electrospinning was based on a ring spinneret [2], and gradually various other shapes of spinneret were evolved.
its rear end--the pursed lips of its spinneret pulsating.
A tripod robot with a spinneret receives positional data and control signals from an animation software program which generates the desired 3D structure.
Man-made Fibers Spinneret test: Quality control at a glance
Lisa Marie Ward I use to work behind there in the spinneret department many moons ago.
To investigate this question, we will ablate the spinneret so that the insect is unable to salivate on the plant.
From vibration characteristics of an aircraft engine compressor disc to the detection of spinneret micro-holes, knowledge of material science becomes truly valuable in applied mechanics and design.