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The threads of the warp extend in parallel order from the warp-beam to the front of the loom, and are attached to the cloth-roll.

TextilesWilliam H. Dooley

Whatever snarls and tangles have gotten into your threads, time and patience will straighten and unravel.

The Price of the PrairieMargaret Hill McCarter

But the colonel, having been weeks in prison, was as pale as alabaster and his hair shone like threads of silver.

The traces of the cart are made of fine threads of silk, and he fastens the threads of silk to the backs of the beetles with gum.

At first, one should count the number of threads so as to have the bundles uniform; but with practice this is not necessary.

As forgings, the threads are beautifully clean, and for the general work of coach screws much stronger than the cut threads.

The threads break away from the leaf, and hang like fringe to the magnificent foliage.

The more Chilcote tangled the threads of his life, the stronger must be the fingers that unravelled them.

The MasqueraderKatherine Cecil Thurston

Slowly, slowly, the nucleus rose to the surface, dragging the threads behind it.

Rubbing the cloth along the line of threads to be drawn will make the drawing easier if the cloth is sized.

Textiles and ClothingKate Heintz Watson

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