spun yarn

yarn produced by spinning fibers into a continuous strand.
Nautical. cord formed of rope yarns loosely twisted together, for serving ropes, bending sails, etc.

1350–1400; Middle English

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spun yarn
nautical small stuff made from rope yarns twisted together

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Commercial cotton variety spinning study quality indices of spun yarn.
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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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