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doff

[dôf]
Etymology: ME, contraction of do off, take off
to take off (clothing).
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Terry Haynes has over 20 years experience with building and selling doffer grinders.
This spunlace line is equipped with one Varioweb in-line card with three doffers in corn bination with the Jetlace Avantage hydroen tanglement unit.
Its card clothing products include short staples comprising cylinder wires doffer wires lickerin wires flat tops stationary flats sundries and spe- cial wires.
Specially developed device for the activating and resharpening of doffer wires on Rieter C60 and C70 cards equipped with IGS.
Bekaert's latest innovation: SiroLock worker and doffer wire range is a fine example of the merits of such cooperation.
The flexible and quick change of this "transfer group" makes possible three different card types--as random card with random rollers, doffers, condenser rolls and take-off rollers.
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The hydraulic basket-dumping cylinders were leaky, water lines were missing and the doffers were worn out.
Usually the boys started as doffers and sweepers while the girls were spinners.
As Thomas Dawley discovered upon his first visit to a cotton mill in Asheville, North Carolina, some sixty years later, white children working as doffers managed to snatch occasional moments of tolerated play despite their factory work (17-18).
It was said because women could operate a loom equally as well as men, the wages were depressed to what was considered a woman was worth, and this had a knock-on effect to other jobs such as doffers and fettlers.
The range is compatible with most leading interface modules (isolating amplifier and barriers) an doffers particular benefits for Ex fieldbus systems.