from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A receptacle for holding shuttles, especially one near the loom and attached to it, intended to receive the shuttle at the end of its race or movement across the web; a pattern-box.


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  • Such practice would ensure that critical operations (e.g. shuttle-box adjustments which control both the speed and accuracy of flight of the shuttle) are frequently monitored.

    Chapter 6

  • It will be apparent, from the diagrams, that the shuttle-box fitments for the over-pick motion are much more complicated than those for the under-pick motion.

    Chapter 6

  • A shuttle-box for the overpick motion is illustrated separately in Fig.III. 7.

    Chapter 6


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