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A large package of raw cotton tightly bound and often wrapped.
A roller on a loom.
Warp beam - a roller at the back of the loom on which warp is wound.Cloth beam - a roller at the front of the loom on which the woven cloth is wound.
A spool on which thread is wound.
The seedpod of the cotton plant.
White cotton cloth often printed with a pattern.
Disentangling and straightening the fibres of raw cotton or wool.
A tube carrying yarn.
A machine for loosening the raw fibres.
A series of processes by which cloth is made ready for use e.g. bleaching, dyeing, printing.
A coarse cloth of cotton/linen or cotton/wool mixture.
A machine for removing the seeds from the cotton fibre.
A part of the loom that separates the warp threads to form the gap or shed through which the shuttle passes.
A spinning machine invented by James Hargreaves.
A thick sheet of fibres.
A weaving machine.
A spinning machine invented by Samuel Crompton, combining elements of the jenny and the water frame.
A block of leather or wood which knocks the shuttle across the loom.
Payment by the amount of cloth produced rather than the hour.
A type of cop holding the yarn.
A spinning machine in which the spindle turns within a ring.
A thin, drawn out sliver ready for spinning.
A machine which breaks up and opens the raw cotton in preparation for carding.
1 - The gap in the warp through which the shuttle carries the weft thread.
2 - A weaving factory.
The device that carries the weft thread across the loom.
A soft rope of loosened cotton taken from the carding machine.
A thin tube on to which the spun yarn is wound.
Drawing out and twisting fibres to make threads.
A spinning machine developed from the water frame.
The lengthway threads in a loom.
A spinning machine invented by Richard Arkwright.
The crossing of warp and weft threads to make cloth.
The crossway threads in a loom, carried by the shuttle.
Creating bobbins or spools of yarn.
A spun thread.