Roving frame
Roving Rov"ing, n. 1. The operatin of forming the rove, or slightly twisted sliver or roll of wool or cotton, by means of a machine for the purpose, called a roving frame, or roving machine. [1913 Webster]

2. A roll or sliver of wool or cotton drawn out and slightly twisted; a rove. See 2d {Rove}, 2. [1913 Webster]

{Roving frame}, {Roving machine}, a machine for drawing and twisting roves and twisting roves and winding them on bobbin for the spinning machine. [1913 Webster]


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  • Roving — Rov ing, n. 1. The operatin of forming the rove, or slightly twisted sliver or roll of wool or cotton, by means of a machine for the purpose, called a roving frame, or roving machine. [1913 Webster] 2. A roll or sliver of wool or cotton drawn out …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • bobbin and fly frame — noun 1. : a machine in cotton spinning that draws and twists the sliver and winds the roving on a bobbin 2. : a cotton spinning machine that converts the roving into yarn * * * a roving machine used in the final stages of converting spun cotton… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bobbin and fly frame — Bobbin Bob bin, n. [F. bobine; of uncertain origin; cf. L. bombus a humming, from the noise it makes, or Ir. & Gael. baban tassel, or E. bob.] 1. A small pin, or cylinder, formerly of bone, now most commonly of wood, used in the making of pillow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bobbin and fly frame — a roving machine used in the final stages of converting spun cotton fiber into yarn. * * * …   Universalium

  • fly frame — noun 1. in textile manuf : any of various slubbing, roving, intermediate, and other frames on which flyers are used 2. in glass manuf : a grinding and polishing machine …   Useful english dictionary

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