Sentence Examples


  • Its purpose is to sort out the different lengths of fibre, and to clear such fibres of their nibs and noils.
  • Folded Yarns are hairy after being spun and folded, and in addition sometimes contain nibs and rough places.
  • The fibre and nibs have to be cleaned off by means of a gassing machine so constructed that the end of silk (silk yarn) is frictioned to throw off the nibs, and at the same time is run very rapidly through a gas flame a sufficient number of times to burn off the hairy and fibrous matter without injuring the main thread.
  • Do not scour or float a scratch coat on laths. as this may damage the nibs.
  • Double lap slates have no nibs, relying on the nails or hooks for their fixing.

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