Doffer
Doffer Doff"er, n. 1. (Mach.) A revolving cylinder, or a vibrating bar, with teeth, in a carding machine, which doffs, or strips off, the fiber from the cards. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Spinning) A worker who replaces full bobbins by empty ones on the throstle or ring frames. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • doffer — ● doffer nom masculin (anglais doffer) Tambour garni de pointes servant à recueillir les fibres provenant d un autre organe, utilisé notamment sur les cardes et les peigneuses. ● doffer (synonymes) nom masculin (anglais doffer) Tambour garni de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • doffer — /dof euhr, daw feuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that doffs. 2. Textiles. a. a wire clothed roller on a carding machine, esp. the roller to which the carded fibers are transferred from the cylinder and then prepared for conversion into sliver. b.… …   Universalium

  • doffer — noun a) A revolving cylinder, or a vibrating bar with teeth, in a carding machine, which doffs, or strips off, the cotton or fiber from the cards. b) A worker who replaces full bobbins by empty o …   Wiktionary

  • doffer — n. one who removes, one who takes off (a hat, jacket, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • doffer — doff·er …   English syllables

  • doffer — fə(r) noun ( s) 1. a. : a small roller usually covered with wire teeth used to strip material from another roller or cylinder on textile machinery; especially : a roller on a carding machine b. : a machine or device for doffing bobbins …   Useful english dictionary

  • peigneur — peigneur, euse [ pɛɲɶr, øz ] n. • 1467; pinerece fém. 1243; de peigner ♦ Techn. 1 ♦ Personne qui peigne des fibres textiles, travaille sur une peigneuse. 2 ♦ N. f. (1800) Machine employée au peignage. ● peigneur nom masculin Synonyme de doffer. ● …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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