an organ or part by means of which a spider, insect larva, or the like spins a silky thread for its web or cocoon.
a metal plate or cup with tiny holes through which a chemical solution is extruded to form continuous filaments, as of rayon, nylon, or polyester.
any of several organs in spiders and certain insects through which silk threads are exuded
a finely perforated dispenser through which a viscous liquid is extruded in the production of synthetic fibres
One of the small openings in the back part of a spider or silk-producing insect larva, through which the sticky fluid that dries into silk is released.
noun, plural spinneries. 1. a spinning mill.
noun, plural spinneys. British. 1. a small wood or thicket. noun 1. (mainly Brit) a small wood or copse
noun 1. Textiles. the act or process of converting staple or short lengths of fiber, as cotton or rayon, into continuous yarn or thread. the extrusion of a solution of fiber-forming substances through holes in a spinneret to form filaments. 2. Entomology. the act or process of secreting and placing silk or silklike filaments, as […]
noun 1. centrifugal box.