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for Carding machine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Carding \Card"ing\, a.
1. The act or process of preparing staple for spinning, etc.,
by carding it. See the Note under Card, v. t.
2. A roll of wool or other fiber as it comes from the carding
Carding engine, Carding machine, a machine for carding
cotton, wool, or other fiber, by subjecting it to the
action of cylinders, or drums covered with wire-toothed
cards, revolving nearly in contact with each other, at
different rates of speed, or in opposite directions. The
staple issues in soft sheets, or in slender rolls called
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