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What is "Dry Spun" - Definition & Explanation

a) Descriptive of worsted yarns produced from dry-combed top.

b) Descriptive of coarse linen yarn spun from air-dry roving (q.v.)

c) Descriptive of man-made filaments the coagulation of which is effected by evaporation of the solvent from the spinning solution. (See also wet-spun (b).

a) Descriptive of worsted yarns produced from dry-combed top.
b) Descriptive of coarse linen yarn spun from air-dry roving (q.v.)
c) Descriptive of man-made filaments the coagulation of which is effected by evaporation of the solvent from the spinning solution. (See also wet-spun (b).

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