Sentence Examples with the word nibs

The fibre and nibs have to be cleaned off by means of a gassing machine so constructed that the end of silk (silk yarn) is frictioned to throw off the nibs, and at the same time is run very rapidly through a gas flame a sufficient number of times to burn off the hairy and fibrous matter without injuring the main thread.

Folded Yarns are hairy after being spun and folded, and in addition sometimes contain nibs and rough places.

Its purpose is to sort out the different lengths of fibre, and to clear such fibres of their nibs and noils.