carding machine

noun

Definition of carding machine

: a machine for carding wool, cotton, or other fiber consisting of cylinders having intermeshing wire teeth and revolving at different speeds or in opposite directions — compare breaker sense 2c(1), combing machine

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“Carding machine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carding%20machine. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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