from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An apparatus in which yarns are run off from one bobbin to another and carried through gas-flames in the operation of gassing. a stop-motion is used to draw the yarn out of the flame in case it knots and stops, and thus prevent it from burning off.
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