slub


slub
slub [slub]
n.
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1. a roll of fiber, as of wool or cotton, twisted slightly for use in spinning
2. a soft lump or thick irregular place in yarn or fabric
vt.
slubbed, slubbing
to draw out (fibers of wool, cotton, etc.) and twist slightly for use in spinning

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  • ślub — I {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. ślubbie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} uroczystość, ceremonia zawarcia związku małżeńskiego : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Być zaproszonym na czyjś ślub. Być świadkiem na czyimś …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Slub — Slub, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A roll of wool slightly twisted; a rove; called also {slubbing}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slub — Slub, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slubbing}.] To draw out and twist slightly; said of slivers of wool. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slub — sb., bet (det at noget ikke slutter tæt); der er slub i skuffen …   Dansk ordbog

  • slub — /slub/, v., slubbed, slubbing, n. v.t. 1. to extend (slivers of fiber) and twist slightly in carding. n. 2. the fibers produced by slubbing. 3. a slight irregularity in yarn produced either accidentally or purposely by knotting or twisting or by… …   Universalium

  • slub- — *slub , *sluf germ.?, Verb: nhd. schlaff sein ( Verb); ne. be (Verb) slack; Etymologie: s. ing. *sleu ?, *leu ?, Adjektiv, schlaff, Pokorny 962; Literatur: Falk/Torp 542 …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • slub — ► NOUN 1) a lump or thick place in yarn or thread. 2) fabric woven from yarn with such a texture. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of fabric) having an irregular appearance caused by uneven thickness of the warp. DERIVATIVES slubbed adjective. ORIGIN of unknown… …   English terms dictionary

  • SLUB — Sächsische Landesbibliothek − Staats und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden Gründ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Slub — Sächsische Landesbibliothek − Staats und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden Gründ …   Deutsch Wikipedia