Sentence Examples


  • From these bobbins the silk is reeled into hanks of definite length for the market.
  • The English cotton yarn and spun silk counts are reckoned upon the number of hanks of 840 yds.
  • Thus 2/40 9 cotton indicates single 40 9 doubled to 20 hanks by 840 yds.
  • To the lb., while 40/2 fold spun silk means a single 80 9 doubled to give 40 hanks of 840 yds.
  • This solution is maintained at a heat of 195°, and in it the hanks of raw silk are immersed, hung on a wooden rod, the hanks being continually turned round so as to expose all portions equally to the solvent influence of the hot solution.