Slub meaning

slŭb
The definition of a slub is a roll of fiber used for spinning or an irregular place in yarn or fabric.

An example of slub is a roll of alpaca wool yarn.

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A roll of fiber, as of wool or cotton, twisted slightly for use in spinning.
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Slub is defined as to draw out and twist a strand of fiber or textile for spinning.

An example of slub is pulling a strand of wool to spin into yarn.

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To draw out and twist (a strand of silk or other textile fiber) in preparation for spinning.
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A soft thick nub in yarn that is either an imperfection or purposely set for a desired effect.
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A slightly twisted roll of fiber, as of silk or cotton.
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A soft lump or thick irregular place in yarn or fabric.
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To draw out (fibers of wool, cotton, etc.) and twist slightly for use in spinning.
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A small thickened portion or knot found on linen yarn, caused by defects.
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Fabric fiber produced by slubbing.
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To draw and twist fibers in order to prepare them for spinning.
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Origin of slub

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    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition