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Webster 1913 Edition


Carding

Card′ing

,
Adj.
1.
The act or process of preparing staple for spinning, etc., by carding it. See the Note under
Card
,
Verb.
T.
2.
A roll of wool or other fiber as it comes from the carding machine.
Carding engine
,
Carding machine
,
a machine for carding cotton, wool, or other fiber, by subjecting it to the action of cylinders, or drums covered with wire-toothed cards, revolving nearly in contact with each other, at different rates of speed, or in opposite directions. The staple issues in soft sheets, or in slender rolls called
slivers
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Carding

CARDING

,
ppr.
1.
Combing, as flax, wool, &c.
2.
The act of playing at cards.

Definition 2022


carding

carding

English

Verb

carding

  1. present participle of card

Noun

carding (countable and uncountable, plural cardings)

  1. (countable) A piece of wool rolled by a carder (carding machine).
  2. (uncountable) The fraudulent trafficking of credit card details.

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