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What is "Flat" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 17-Apr-2023 (1 year, 1 month, 27 days ago)
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Flat
A flat piece of material covered with a special type of CARD CLOTHING, held in a horizontal position on the "flat top" type of CARDING MACHINE. Working in conjunction with a CARDING DRUM, it aids in opening the cotton FIBERS.

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