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slub

slub

 
pronunciation:
sluhb
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: slubbed, slubbing, slubs
definition: to draw out and twist (a textile fiber) before spinning.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a nubby irregularity in yarn that either is an imperfection or is purposely set.
definition 2: a slightly twisted roll of fiber, as of wool, cotton, or silk, to be used in spinning.