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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An apparatus for testing the strength of yarns and finding their elastic limit or stretch.
  • n. A device for reeling yarn on a blackened cylinder, to throw it into sharp contrast, for the purpose of examining it for quality, evenness, etc.

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