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spun yarn

noun
1.
yarn produced by spinning fibers into a continuous strand.
2.
Nautical. cord formed of rope yarns loosely twisted together, for serving ropes, bending sails, etc.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English
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  • Fabric woven from spun yarn and filament on looms may develop defects during the weaving process.
  • Demand for ring-spun yarn was moderate and demand for open-end yarn was good.
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  • Demand for ring-spun yarn was light to moderate, while demand for open-end yarn was light.
  • Demand for ring-spun yarn was light, while demand in open-end yarn was moderate.
  • Interest for ring-spun yarn was good, while interest in open-end yarn was light.
  • Hand spun yarn and natural dyes which are used with harmonious proper colors, are oftentimes dominated by shades of red.
  • spun yarn can be processed without twisting to produce woven, braided, and otherwise treated products.
British Dictionary definitions for spun yarn

spun yarn

noun
1.
(nautical) small stuff made from rope yarns twisted together
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