a roving machine used in the final stages of converting spun cotton fiber into yarn.
a reel, cylinder, or spool upon which yarn or thread is wound, as used in spinning, machine sewing, lacemaking, etc. Electricity. a spoollike form around which a coil of insulated wire is wound to provide an inductance. the coil itself. Contemporary Examples The Only Sportscaster That Mattered: New Biography of Howard Cosell Robert Lipsyte November […]
the European arum, Arum maculatum.
lace made by hand with bobbins of thread, the thread being twisted around pins stuck into a pattern placed on a pillow or pad. noun lace made with bobbins rather than with needle and thread (needlepoint lace); pillow lace
turning of furniture legs, stretchers, etc., to resemble a continuous row of bobbins.