from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any one of a class of spinning-machines with vertical spindles, now extensively used, in which the winding of each thread is governed by passing through the eye of a small steel loop called a traveler, one of which revolves around each spindle in an annular way called the ring.
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Reiter-LMW unit was set up to manufacture ring-frame assemblies required in textile machinery.
We see men frequently thrown out of employment owing to the spinning mule being displaced by the ring-frame, or children spinning yarn which men used to spin.
The ring-frame throws spinning once more into the hands of women and of children, who in some Lancashire towns are quickly displacing the labour of the men.
But recent improvements have led to a rapid increase of the adoption of the ring-frame in Lancashire.