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spun yarn

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

spun yarn

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spunyarn

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical small stuff made from rope yarns twisted together

spun′ yarn′


n.
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.
[1350–1400]
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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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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.
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.
With the expansion, its production capacity for garments rose to 16 million pieces per year and production capacity for spun yarns increased to 700,000 bales per year.
Table 30: European Spun Yarns Market by Geographic Region -
A variety or products are produced with emphasis on value added products like Plied Yarns, Corded Yarns, Core Spun Yarns, Slub Yarns, Compact Yarns, Organic Cotton Yarns, Poly Cotton Yarns, Modal Cotton Yarns, Rayon Cotton Yarns, Zero Twist Yarns, High RKM Yarns for industrial end use, Stretch Twills, Slub fabrics, Fine Count Sheeting etc.
The main theme of the rally was to spread the message of taking up Khadi, a fabric made from hand spun yarns, besides propagating Gandhian teachings.
These products are mostly manufactured by spun yarns of fineness of 12, 14, 17 and 20 tex, whereas the light cotton lingerie are manufactured by yarns of fineness of 14 and 17 tex with mass per unit area of 60 up to 100 g/[m.
Spun yarns are made by twisting numerous small, short fibers to form a yarn.
Many farms will have alpaca products, yarns hand spun or machine spun, mill available on tour, children's activities, spinning demos, fly tying fibers for the fishing enthusiast, raw fibers, roving, hands on demos, the famous alpaca teddy bear, specialty garments made with hand spun yarns and much more.
IHSAN's business has expanded into a distinguished industrial group dealing in cotton waste, seamless knitted gloves, surgical bleached absorbent cotton, bleached cotton yarns, open-end autocoro yarns, mop rope, mops, wipers, stockinet and coarse count ring spun yarns to cater to the diversified needs of customers worldwide.
Based on data from the Industry Ministry the country has 204 companies operating in spinning industry , but most of them are small producers of spun yarns.
A Variety of products are produced with emphasis on value added products like Plied Yarns, Corded Yarns, Core Spun Yarns, Slub Yarns, Compact Yarns, Organic Cotton Yarns, Poly Cotton Yarns, Modal Cotton Yarns, Rayon Cotton Yarns, Zero Twist Yarns, High RKM Yarns for industrial end use, Stretch Twills, Slub fabrics, Fine Count Sheeting etc.