the first card in the carding process, used to open the raw stock and to convert it into sliver form.
a sharp or tapering end, as of a dagger. a projecting part of anything: A point of land juts into the bay. a tapering extremity: the points of the fingers. something having a sharp or tapering end: a pen point. a pointed tool or instrument, as an etching needle. a stone implement with a tapering […]
breaker1 (def 4). Historical Examples The Wonder Book of Knowledge Various
the area offshore where waves break, between the outermost breaker and the limit of wave uprush; the zone within which waves approaching the coastline start breaking, usually in water depths of 16 to 32 feet (5 to 10 meters). breaker zone The nearshore zone between the outermost breakers and the bore area where wave water […]