Sentence Examples


  • This determines to a large extent the fineness of the yarn which can be spun.
  • The English cotton yarn and spun silk counts are reckoned upon the number of hanks of 840 yds.
  • The materials required are iron borings, sal-ammoniac and sulphur; these are mixed together, moistened with water, and rammed into the socket, which is previously half filled with yarn, well caulked.
  • Some spinners cover their yarn contracts merely by buying " futures," but the cover thus provided is frequently most inadequate owing to variations in the " points on or off" for the particular cotton that they want.
  • The spinner who persists in over-weighting his yarn finds it difficult to obtain "repeat" orders.