Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


At this stage the actual work of the Carding Engine may be said to commence.

Paul was probably the first, in 1748, to invent the Carding Machine.

An end of the carding was then attached to the spindle and the wheel set in motion.

Some are carding cylinders and some are stripping cylinders.

Do this in place of carding, as you need but a small quantity.

The carding takes so long, and my mother is not so strong as she used to be.

Arthur was overseer of the carding; John was in charge of the weaving room.

The machine which helps to produce these ropes is called the carding machine.

Why is carding an important process in the manufacture of cloth made from wool?

The gauzy web is being delivered into the can in front of the carding machine.