Definitions for slubslʌb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

slubslʌb(v.; n.)slubbed, slub•bing

  1. (v.t.)to extend (slivers of fiber) and twist slightly in carding.

    Category: Textiles

  2. (n.)the fibers produced by slubbing.

    Category: Textiles

  3. a slight irregularity in yarn.

    Category: Textiles

Origin of slub:

1825–35; orig. uncert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slub, knot, burl(noun)

    soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design


  1. slub(Noun)

    A small thickened portion or knot found on linen yarn, caused by defects.

  2. slub(Noun)


  3. slub(Noun)

    Fabric fiber produced by slubbing.

  4. slub(Verb)

    To draw and twist fibers in order to prepare them for spinning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slub(noun)

    a roll of wool slightly twisted; a rove; -- called also slubbing

  2. Slub(verb)

    to draw out and twist slightly; -- said of slivers of wool

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