Arkwright's experience with regard to his spinning-frame was similar.
Manchester had fought against the spinning-frame for years, but it was to receive the chief fruits of its success.
This invention combined the good qualities of the spinning-jenny of Hargreaves and the spinning-frame of Arkwright.
In that instant he first saw dimly the tiny seedling that was to grow one day to the mighty tree of the spinning-frame.
The spindles must revolve very quickly in the spinning-frame, in order to give the requisite degree of twist to the worsted.
The spinning-frame consisted of four pairs of rollers, acting by tooth and pinion.
Hundreds of these ring-spinners and bobbins are on a single "spinning-frame" and accomplish a great deal in a very short time.