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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound.

Usage examples (30)
  • "I'm what they call a bobbin-girl -- I tie the threads on the bobbins when they are empty."
  • With nice thread in bobbin and on the top of the machine, either do some FMQ, or just stich some simple lines, etc.
  • She went to the weddin 'bobbin' red white and blue.
  • A bobbin, which is, after all, only a needle with an extra long thread. for more
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  • She set the "bobbin" (spool that holds thread or wire) to "bobbing" (to move up and down) at the end of the thread.
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