bobbin wire


bobbin wire
an assembly of bobbins

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Bobbin lace — is a lace textile made by braiding and twisting lengths of thread, which are wound on bobbins to manage them. As the work progresses, the weaving is held in place with pins set in a lace pillow, the placement of the pins usually determined by a… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 lace.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 lace — 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 — A bobbin is a spindle or cylinder, with or without flanges, on which wire, yarn, thread or film is wound. Bobbins are typically found in sewing machines, cameras, and within electronic equipment.In non electrical applications the bobbin is used… …   Wikipedia

  • Wire — For other uses, see Wire (disambiguation). Wires overhead A wire is a single, usually cylindrical, flexible strand or rod of metal. Wires are used to bear mechanical loads and to carry electricity and telecommunications signals. Wire is commonly… …   Wikipedia

  • bobbin — /bob in/, n. 1. a reel, cylinder, or spool upon which yarn or thread is wound, as used in spinning, machine sewing, lacemaking, etc. 2. Elect. a. a spoollike form around which a coil of insulated wire is wound to provide an inductance. b. the… …   Universalium

  • bobbin — noun a) A spool or cylinder around which wire is coiled. Ignition coils using a bobbin molded from high performance polyester withstand open circuit bench tests to 70kV. b) In a , the small spool that holds the lower thread. Wind the bobbin,… …   Wiktionary

  • bobbin — n. 1 a a cylinder or cone holding thread, yarn, wire, etc., used esp. in weaving and machine sewing. b a spool or reel. 2 a small bar and string for raising a door latch. Phrases and idioms: bobbin lace lace made by hand with thread wound on… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bobbin — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1530 1. a. a cylinder or spindle on which yarn or thread is wound (as in a sewing machine) b. any of various small round devices on which threads are wound for working handmade lace c. a coil of insulated… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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