Carding Synonyms & Definitions

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• CardingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) The act or process of preparing staple for spinning, etc., by carding it. See the Note under Card, v. t.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Card
  3. (v. t.) A roll of wool or other fiber as it comes from the carding machine.

• CardDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To clean or clear, as if by using a card.
  2. (n.) An indicator card. See under Indicator.
  3. (v. t.) To mix or mingle, as with an inferior or weaker article.
  4. (v. t.) To comb with a card; to cleanse or disentangle by carding; as, to card wool; to card a horse.
  5. (n.) A perforated pasteboard or sheet-metal plate for warp threads, making part of the Jacquard apparatus of a loom. See Jacquard.
  6. (n.) A published note, containing a brief statement, explanation, request, expression of thanks, or the like; as, to put a card in the newspapers. Also, a printed programme, and (fig.), an attraction or inducement; as, this will be a good card for the last day of the fair.
  7. (v. i.) To play at cards; to game.
  8. (n.) A piece of pasteboard, or thick paper, blank or prepared for various uses; as, a playing card; a visiting card; a card of invitation; pl. a game played with cards.
  9. (n.) A paper on which the points of the compass are marked; the dial or face of the mariners compass.
  10. (n.) An instrument for disentangling and arranging the fibers of cotton, wool, flax, etc.; or for cleaning and smoothing the hair of animals; -- usually consisting of bent wire teeth set closely in rows in a thick piece of leather fastened to a back.
  11. (n.) A roll or sliver of fiber (as of wool) delivered from a carding machine.