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What is "Roving" - Definition & Explanation

A collection of relatively fine fibrous strands used in the later or final processes of preparation for spinning.
A roving is a long rope of fibers where all of the fibers are going parallel to the roving.
The loosely twisted strand of cotton FIBERS from the time it leaves the SLUBBER until it goes through the SPINNER FRAMES and becomes YARN.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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