|spinneret (spĭn'ə-rět') Pronunciation Key
One of the small openings in the back part of a spider or silk-producing insect larva, through which the sticky fluid that dries into silk is released.
in the spinning of man-made fibre, small, thimble-shaped, metal nozzle having fine holes through which a spinning solution is forced to form a filament. The viscous or syrupy solution, prepared by melting or chemically dissolving raw material, emerges from the spinneret as long fibres that are then solidified by coagulation, evaporation, or cooling
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