Definition of carding wool in English:

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carding wool

noun

Short-stapled pieces of wool that result from the carding process, spun and woven to make standard-quality fabrics. Compare with combing wool.
Example sentences
  • The fibre length measurement "Length After Carding" (LAC) is introduced as a means of assessing the mean fibre length of clean carding wool.
  • The exact question is whether section 18 includes in the term 'clothing wool' long staple or combing wool as well as short staple or carding wool.
  • Shorter fibers employed for yarns used in soft, woven fabrics are known as carding wool.

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Syllabification: card·ing wool

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