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Encyclopedia > Twine
A spool of twine.
A spool of twine.
Rolls of pack-twine for binding parcels
Rolls of pack-twine for binding parcels

Twine is a strong thread or string composed of two or more smaller strands or yarns twisted together. More generally, the term can be applied to any thin cord. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 680 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1650 × 1455 pixels, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 680 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1650 × 1455 pixels, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 2687 KB) Rolls of pack-twine. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 2687 KB) Rolls of pack-twine. ... Look up thread in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up String in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Yarn Spools of thread Yarn is a long continuous length of interlocked fibers, suitable for use in the production of textiles, sewing, crocheting, knitting, weaving, embroidery and ropemaking. ... Look up Cord on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Cord has several meanings: String or Rope Cord Automobile Vibrating cord A measurement of the volume of firewood A power cord or extension cable In electronics, a cable Cord, a former American car marque founded by Errett Lobban Cord. ...


Natural fibers used for making twine include cotton, sisal, jute, hemp, henequen, and coir. A variety of synthetic fibers may also be used. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Fiber. ... For other uses, see Cotton (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Agave sisalana Perrine Sisal or sisal hemp is an agave Agave sisalana that yields a stiff fiber used in making rope. ... The word Jute is also used in reference to the Germanic people, the Jutes. ... U.S. Marihuana production permit. ... Binomial name Agave fourcroydes Lem. ... Coir (from Malayalam kayar, cord) is a coarse fibre extracted from the fibrous outer shell of a coconut. ... Synthetic fibres are the result of extensive research by scientists to increase and improve upon the supply of naturally occurring animal and plant fibres that have been used in making cloth and rope. ...


Applications

Clothes pins on a clothes line Clothes line is any type of string, rope, cord, or twine that has been stretched between two points, generally outside, a few feet above the ground. ... A round baler A baler is a piece of farm machinery that is used to compress a cut, raked, crop (such as hay or straw) into bales and bind the bales with twine. ... In GIS or Tax talk a parcel is: a contiguous area of land described in a single description by a deed or other instrument or as one of a number of lots on a plat or plan, separately owned and capable of being separately conveyed. ... New Reaper McCormick Harvester and Binder A modern compact binder For other uses, see Binder (disambiguation). ... For the drink with a similar-sounding name, see Mai Tai. ... Look up net in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A lashing is the use of a rope, that has been affixed by means of a hitch, for the purpose of holding two poles, staves or other rigid objects together. ... Whipping is the tying of several turns of twine around the end of a rope to prevent it from unravelling. ... Binomial name Felis catus Linnaeus, 1758 Synonyms Felis lybica invalid junior synonym The cat (or domestic cat, house cat) is a small carnivorous mammal. ...

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