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Raveling   /rˈævəlɪŋ/  /rˈævlɪŋ/   Listen

A bit of fiber that has become separated from woven fabric.  Synonym: ravelling.

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"Raveling" Quotes from Famous Books

... refuge! It was right in my path and I tumbled into it, literally, head over heels. I came skidding out, but pulled up, put on my motor, and climbed back at once; and I kept turning round and round in it for several minutes. If the German had waited, he must have seen me raveling it out like a cat tangled in a ball of cotton. I thought that he was waiting. I even expected him to come nosing into it, in search of me. In that case there would have been a glorious smash, for there wasn't room for two of us. I almost hoped that ...
— High Adventure - A Narrative of Air Fighting in France • James Norman Hall

Words linked to "Raveling" :   fibre, lint, fiber, ravel

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