Backing-Off


Backing-Off
BACKING-OFF
A spinner's term for the process of uncoiling the slack yarn from the spindle on the mule. The operation is done between the spinning and winding-on periods. The yarn extending from the spindle by the reversal of the spindle is unwound and carried by the winding faller into suitable position for winding on to the cop.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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