spinning machine


  • Mule spinning machine
    Mule spinning machine
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spinning machine a textile machine for spinning yarn and thread
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In literature:

To this period in his life also belongs his invention of a machine for spinning flax.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
As it grew smaller, the machine-monster flew higher in the violet beam, until it was opposite the tiny, spinning planet.
"The Pygmy Planet" by John Stewart Williamson
The mule did not immediately become the sole spinning machine.
"The Story of the Cotton Plant" by Frederick Wilkinson
In 1779 Samuel Crompton invented a still better machine, the spinning-mule.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
Suddenly the machine quivered, swung to the left, and nearly put itself in a flat spin.
"Cavalry of the Clouds" by Alan Bott
The machine with the torch was flung bodily into the air and went rolling and bouncing down the hill, wheels futilely spinning.
"World of the Drone" by Robert Abernathy
It is the question of spinning-wheel or sewing-machine over again.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach
The distaff, the earliest of spinning-machines, was still in use, and the best to be had was the one-thread spinning-wheel.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14" by Various
Except during the moments of hill-climbing, it is so easy to send the machine spinning along.
"Harper's Round Table, October 1, 1895" by Various
Its chief manufactures are paper-making, spinning, weaving and machine building.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8" by Various

In news:

You're worried that the washing machine is on its last spin cycle.
The sounds of openers Sister Crayon 's trip-hoppy warbling fetched knee-jerk comparisons to Bjork, Florence + the Machine and Cocteau Twins from The Spin and our companions.
Formaldehyde basically keeps the fabric's fibers in place after a spin in the washing machine.
The McGregor Metalworking Companies, Springfield, OH, has launched a new website to showcase its contract services—stamping, machining, spinning , robotic welding and tooling.
A 10-month-old cat in South Africa is pretty lucky to be alive after surviving a spin in the washing machine.
The first, William Morrison, developed a machine that could spin sugar in 1897.
After a health-related delay, we've now got the wheels on the ol' Heard on the Hill blog machine spinning, ready to offer some distraction during this last week of classes before finals.
It's almost as disgraceful that the NFL spin machine has spent the past two days trying to convince everyone that the system somehow worked properly Monday night even if the replacement refs did not.
The bottom half, with its bank of spinning reels stamped with symbols, appears little different from the basic three-reel mechanical slot machine built by the San Franciscan Charles August Fey in 1899.
The eSpin-100 CNC metal spinning machine features a fully electrical pressure control.
CNC Metal Spinning Machine Offers High Performance.
Francoeur spins a lot of yarn testing the machines, which the couple hopes will be part of a spinning wheel comeback.
As she struggles amid ever-worsening dangers to save her life and that of her sick sister, Eva's world tears apart like the weak threads of her spinning machine.
Plan to let hypervisors spin up new virtual machines on their own.
Wind machines have been spinning imagination and innovation for centuries, but only now is past fancy and contemporary fabrication melding into a composite reality for US industry.

In science:

In principle, a definition of the finite-size critical point based on the bond energy discontinuity might sometimes yield a different triple point. A typical running time for finding the ground state for a system of L = 10 is 6 × 10−5 sec/spin on a Pentium III 750MHz machine.
Ground state numerical study of the three-dimensional random field Ising model
We present a parallel machine, based on programmable devices, dedicated to simulate spin glass models with Z2 variables and short range interaction. A working prototype is described for two lattices containing 312 × 312 spins each with an update time of 50 ns per spin.
A Dedicated Computer for Ising-like Spin Glass Models
The final version of the three dimensional parallel machine is discussed with spin update time up to 312 ps.
A Dedicated Computer for Ising-like Spin Glass Models
In this paper we describe a PLD-based machine, dedicated to three dimensional spin glass models with variables belonging to Z2 and couplings to first and second neighbours.
A Dedicated Computer for Ising-like Spin Glass Models
For this reason we use parallel processing in our machine, running n independent lattices, in a similar manner to the multi-spin code used in conventional computers.
A Dedicated Computer for Ising-like Spin Glass Models