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What is "Leader Strings" - Definition & Explanation

Strands of YARN that are left threaded through the various parts of a textile machine and to which new strands of YARN to be processed are attached, thus eliminating the necessity for threading the strands through the machine each time a different lot of YARN is to be processed.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Stays were worn by children, both boys and girls, from the age of 18 months or when they were walking well. The first stays a child wore were "soft" or lightly boned and were never tightly laced....
A lightweight textile with a low thread count that is lustrous and has an uneven textural appearance. It was originally made of silk but is found today in wool, silk, rayon, acetate and other...
A fabric knitted on a circular knitting machine using interlocking loops and a double stitch on a double needle frame to form a fabric with double thickness. It is the same on both sides. Today, most...
The device (similar to a showerhead) which forms strands of filament as molten polymer is pumped through. It is at this stage that the fiber cross section, fiber size and the number of filaments in a...
A yarn produced at the spinning frame by feeding a yarn through the delivery rollers only, simultaneously with the spinning of the staple fibres (q.v.) NOTE: The yarn fed through at the delivery...

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