counterfaller

noun
coun·​ter·​faller | \ ˈkau̇ntə(r)+ˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of counterfaller

: a wire in a spinning mule that lifts the yarn when it is not depressed by a faller so as to keep tension uniform

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History and Etymology for counterfaller

counter- + faller

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“Counterfaller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterfaller. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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