verb (used with object), slubbed, slubbing.
to extend (slivers of fiber) and twist slightly in carding.
the fibers produced by slubbing.
a slight irregularity in yarn produced either accidentally or purposely by knotting or twisting or by including uneven lengths of fiber in spinning.
a lump in yarn or fabric, often made intentionally to give a knobbly effect
a loosely twisted roll of fibre prepared for spinning
verb slubs, slubbing, slubbed
(transitive) to draw out and twist (a sliver of fibre) preparatory to spinning
(of material) having an irregular appearance
verb (used with object) 1. to perform hastily or carelessly.
/ˌslʌbədɪˈɡʌlɪən/ noun 1. (archaic) a slovenly or worthless person
slow on the draw
noun 1. mud, mire, or ooze; slush. 2. a deposit of ooze at the bottom of a body of water. 3. any of various more or less mudlike deposits or mixtures. 4. the sediment in a steam boiler or water tank. 5. broken ice, as on the sea. 6. a mixture of some finely powdered […]