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spun yarn

A lightweight line made of several rope yarns loosely wound together, used for seizings onboard ship.
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spun yarn



(Nautical Terms) nautical small stuff made from rope yarns twisted together
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spun′ yarn′

1. yarn produced by spinning fibers into a continuous strand.
2. cord formed of rope yarns loosely twisted together, for serving ropes, bending sails, etc.
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Noun1.spun yarn - (nautical) small stuff consisting of a lightweight rope made of several rope yarns loosely wound together
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
small stuff - any light rope used on shipboard
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Phylo now placed this by her side, full of fine spun yarn, and a distaff charged with violet coloured wool was laid upon the top of it.
Alec when Rose was there at work, the sewing-room was quite irresistible, and he made himself so agreeable that no one had the heart to drive him away, especially when he read aloud or spun yarns.
The products which are manufactured by the company include compact yarn, murata jet spinning yarn, core spun yarn, compact core spun yarn, grey cotton, ring spun yarn, synthetic yarn and poly cotton yarn.
In 2017, the joint venture produced total sales of approximately $245M and produced more than 300,000 tons of uncoated recycled paperboard, which was used to produce approximately 1.4 billion tubes and cones for the global spun yarn industry.
Lahoti pointed out that while every other segment in the textile value chain including manmade fibre spun yarn have been provided with the MEIS benefits, cotton yarn has been excluded for some inexplicable reason, even though it was included in the Focus Market Scheme (FMS), Incremental Export Incentive Scheme under the earlier Foreign Trade Policy.
The committee also decided to privatize the leather Craft Development Company Multan and Spun yarn Research and Development Company in order to improve their efficiencies and services delivery as well as making them profitable entities.
HONG KONG, Mar 8, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Texhong Textile Group Limited ("Texhong Textile" or the "Group"; stock code: 2678), one of the world's largest core spun yarn suppliers, today announced its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2015 ("Review Year").
Among the topics are electric field and spinning performance in needleless electrospinning, the form and style of indigo dress for Yao women, a modeling language and color application analysis of the Miao nationality's embroidery pattern in the southeast of Guizhou Province, synthesizing and characterizing rhenium concerned macroporous adsorption resin microspheres, and the effect of the distance between guided needle and cone body on properties of vortex spun yarn. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
In order to accelerate the development of after-sales business, functions that have been settled in the Spun Yarn Systems business group until now will be combined into an additional business group beginning January 1, 2015.
Effects of spinning processes on HVI fiber characteristics and spun yarn properties.
The report “Cellulose Fibers Market Analysis By Application (Spun Yarn, Fabrics, Clothing and Other) And Segment Forecasts To 2020,” is available now to Grand View Research customers and can also be purchased directly at http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/cellulose-fibers-market