spinning machine

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Noun1.spinning machine - a textile machine for spinning yarn and threadspinning machine - a textile machine for spinning yarn and thread
spinning frame - spinning machine that draws, twists, and winds yarn
spinning jenny - an early spinning machine with multiple spindles
spinning wheel - a small domestic spinning machine with a single spindle that is driven by hand or foot
textile machine - a machine for making textiles
throstle - a spinning machine formerly used to twist and wind fibers of cotton or wool continuously
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The enlarged R 66 rotor spinning machine with improved S 66 spin box and the optimized air-jet spinning machine with the Polyester option P 26 was also presented.
In one set, Goldie builds a spinning machine to help her dog chase his tail.
Who was known as the father of the factory system because of his invention of a spinning machine? 3.
This year's challenge was centred on the design of a cable and rope spinning machine.
Your Archive article in the September 2011 edition showing children working at a monstrous spinning machine in a USA cotton mill made me think of the British Luddite movement, which smashed up hundreds of similar spinning machines in England during the early part of the 19th century.
Police said two people were freed by firefighters after the ground-level spinning machine collapsed shortly before 9pm.
Less famous works include Marie Stopes' Married Love - said to Britain's first sex manual - and the patent for James Arkwright's Spinning Machine.
The steam engine and powered spinning machine had been invented in Europe more than a century earlier, sparking the Industrial Revolution there.
The spinning machine arrived safely, but sadly Phillips did not.
Bragg, pictured, has also chosen the 1769 patent specification for Arkwright's Spinning Machine, arguably the greatest invention of the Industrial Revolution, and Michael Faraday's Experimental Research in Electricity.