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Meaning of SLUB

Pronunciation:  slub

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
 

SLUB is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: burl, knot
 
 See Also: roughness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Slub\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
    A roll of wool slightly twisted; a rove; -- called also
    {slubbing}.
    
    
  2. \Slub\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Slubbing}.]
    To draw out and twist slightly; -- said of slivers of wool.
    
    
 

 

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