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Power loom   /pˈaʊər lum/   Listen
Power loom

A loom operated mechanically.

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"Power loom" Quotes from Famous Books

... is woven in the hand looms which used to be in every household. The power loom used in factories is, even in its simplest form, a complicated machine; but its principle is exactly the same. If colors are to be used, great care is needed in arranging warp and woof. If you ravel a piece of checked gingham, you will see that half ...
— Makers of Many Things • Eva March Tappan

... the bobbins at the warping machine to a cylindrical beam. This being taken to the dressing machine, the warp is sized, dressed, and wound upon the weaving beam. The weaving beam is then placed in the power loom, by which machine, the shuttle being provided with cops with ...
— Rides on Railways • Samuel Sidney

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