doffer

n. one who removes, one who takes off (a hat, jacket, etc.)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • doffer — ● doffer nom masculin (anglais doffer) Tambour garni de pointes servant à recueillir les fibres provenant d un autre organe, utilisé notamment sur les cardes et les peigneuses. ● doffer (synonymes) nom masculin (anglais doffer) Tambour garni de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Doffer — Doff er, n. 1. (Mach.) A revolving cylinder, or a vibrating bar, with teeth, in a carding machine, which doffs, or strips off, the fiber from the cards. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Spinning) A worker who replaces full bobbins by empty ones on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doffer — Doffer, s. Wergspinnerei …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Doffer — A large Wire covered roller on the carding machine and which takes the carded fibres from the large cylinder in the form of a web, prior to its being contracted into a sliver …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • doffer — /dof euhr, daw feuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that doffs. 2. Textiles. a. a wire clothed roller on a carding machine, esp. the roller to which the carded fibers are transferred from the cylinder and then prepared for conversion into sliver. b.… …   Universalium

  • doffer — noun a) A revolving cylinder, or a vibrating bar with teeth, in a carding machine, which doffs, or strips off, the cotton or fiber from the cards. b) A worker who replaces full bobbins by empty o …   Wiktionary

  • doffer — doff·er …   English syllables

  • doffer — fə(r) noun ( s) 1. a. : a small roller usually covered with wire teeth used to strip material from another roller or cylinder on textile machinery; especially : a roller on a carding machine b. : a machine or device for doffing bobbins …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carding Engine — The laps from the scutcher are placed on a roller, which by revolving, causes the lap to unwind. It is then gripped between a dish feeder or plate and a fluted feed roller. The projecting end of the lap is then pulled through by the teeth of the… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Goulding, John — SUBJECT AREA: Textiles [br] b. 1791 Massachusetts, USA d. 1877 [br] American inventor of an early form of condenser carding machine. [br] The condenser method of spinning was developed chiefly by manufacturers and machine makers in eastern… …   Biographical history of technology

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