Definition of Slackeners

1. slackener [n] - See also: slackener



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slackeners

slack off
slack suit
slack tide
slack tub
slack up
slack water
slackard
slackards
slackcom
slackcoms
slacked
slacken
slacken off
slackened
slackener
slackeners (current term)
slackening
slackens
slacker
slackerdom
slackerish
slackerly
slackers
slackest
slacking
slackline
slacklining
slackly
slackness
slacknesses

Literary usage of Slackeners

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1. A Cotton Fabrics Glossary by Frank P. Bennett, & Co (1914)
"... or slackeners have been used instead of the reed motion. Then are 30 ends in each pattern, 15 of which were placed over the first anc' 15 over the ..."

2. Jacquard Weaving and Designing by T. F. Bell (1895)
"The slackeners can be arranged by leaving a few hooks apart to work them with, and cords tied to these hooks and let down at the back, in the same manner as ..."

3. Transactions of the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association (1896)
"These slackeners are operated by the dobby motion, or may be attached directly to the doupe harness. It is manifest that as the dupe itself is made of a ..."

4. Cotton Weaving and Designing by John T. Taylor, Frederick Wilkinson, Harry Nisbet (1909)
"... and slackeners, as shown in the diagram, and the eight middle rows of needles for the ground or figure harness. The method of drawing the warp through ..."

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