spinning frame


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spinning frame

n.
A machine that draws and twists fibers into yarn and winds it on spindles.
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spin′ning frame`


n.
a machine for drawing, twisting, and winding yarn.
[1815–25]
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Noun1.spinning frame - spinning machine that draws, twists, and winds yarnspinning frame - spinning machine that draws, twists, and winds yarn
spindle - a stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinning
spinning machine - a textile machine for spinning yarn and thread
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1733: John Kay, Richard Arkwright's assistant, patented the Flying Shuttle to operate on Arkwright's spinning frame. 1805: Napoleon was crowned King of Italy in Milan Cathedral, using the thousand-year-old Iron Crown of Lombardy which allegedly contained a nail from the Crucifixion.
The first industrial revolution radically improved labor productivity, as workers moved from the fields to the factories, and inventions such as the steam engine and spinning frame allowed a single factory worker to perform tasks that had once taken many people.
"Quality analysis of cotton/ polyester yarn blends spun with the use of rotor spinning frame", Fibers and Textiles in Eastern Europe, 14 (3): 33-37(2006).9.Mahmood, N., Jamil, A.
Samuel Slater, 21, just arrived in New York from Great Britain, had been working in the textile factory of Richard Arkwright, inventor of a spinning frame that had transformed textile manufacture in Britain.
Which inventor developed the first industrial spinning frame in 1768?
The spinning wheel was superseded by the spinning jenny and the spinning frame at the beginning of the industrial revolution in the mid 18th century.
(2007) who stated that yarns manufactured by the EliTe compact spinning frame in comparison with yarns manufactured by the conventional ring spinning frame are characterized by higher tenacity, smaller unevenness of their linear density measured on short segments.
The middle of the 18th century witnessed a popular expansion in the market for printed fabrics, one that resulted in a remarkable series of technological innovations of which James Hargreaves' spinning jenny of 1764 and Richard Arkwright's spinning frame of 1768 are the most notable.
In the photo, she leans on her spinning frame, staring out at the camera, dressed in a filthy, spotted smock.
plywood base from parts D and E, then nail or screw the bottom plywood square on top of the base to join the spinning frame to the base.
It's July 4: air is full of mistaken make when folded into fabric meant never to touch ground ever again--around 1310, decades after the spinning wheel gathered stray fibers in a of the industrial revolution, & by 1769 a thread stiff enough for the spinning frame, the spinning jenny, the spinning "mule" or muslin wheel, mean our, for we would become what we made.
Mary Beth, a 39-year-old textile worker, felt a pop in her right wrist when she lifted an 8-pound bobbin into a spinning frame. In pain, she told her supervisor the next day.