Sentence Examples


  • Opposed to the various types of roller gins is the " saw gin," invented by Eli Whitney, an American, in 1792.
  • Saw gins do considerable damage to the fibre, but for short-stapled cotton they are largely used, owing to their great capacity.
  • Saw gins are not adapted to long-stapled cottons, such as Sea Island and Egyptian, which are generally ginned by machines of the Macarthy type.
  • The crop is picked, ginned and baled in the usual way, the Macarthy style action roller gins being almost exclusively employed.
  • Since about 1875 the Russians have fostered the industry, introducing American Upland varieties, distributing seed free, importing gins, providing instruction, and guaranteeing the purchase of the crops.