noun coun·ter·faller \ˈkau̇ntə(r)+ˌ-\

Definition of counterfaller



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of counterfaller

counter- + faller

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to cast off or become cast off

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