slubPronunciation: (slub), [key]
—v., slubbed, slub•bing,
to extend (slivers of fiber) and twist slightly in carding.
the fibers produced by slubbing.
a slight irregularity in yarn produced either accidentally or purposely by knotting or twisting or by including uneven lengths of fiber in spinning.
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