textile machine

Definitions of textile machine

n a machine for making textiles

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knitting machine
a textile machine that makes knitted fabrics
a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
sewing machine
a textile machine used as a home appliance for sewing
spinning machine
a textile machine for spinning yarn and thread
a textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers
carpet loom
a loom for weaving carpeting
figure loom, figured-fabric loom
a loom for weaving figured fabrics
a loom powered by hand
Jacquard, Jacquard loom
a loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics
power loom
a loom operated mechanically
a sewing machine that overcasts the raw edges of a fabric with a V-shaped stitch
spinning frame
spinning machine that draws, twists, and winds yarn
spinning jenny
an early spinning machine with multiple spindles
spinning wheel
a small domestic spinning machine with a single spindle that is driven by hand or foot
a spinning machine formerly used to twist and wind fibers of cotton or wool continuously
Type of:
any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

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