flax straw

1. : the whole flax plant after pulling and drying
2. : the fiber flax retted and broken but not scutched

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Flax Fibre, Tow And By-Products — Flax, Broken Scutched flax which is less than 20 in. long and therefore unfit for hackling in the spinning mill. Flax, C.D. and T. Graders marks which denote the type of scutched flax : c (chaine) to represent warps, D (demi) to represent medium… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Flax Scutching — Bale Two cwt. of scutched flax enclosed in a bessian bag. The unit of flax for despatch to the spinner. Blades, Tapered A turbine scutching machine in which the scutching blades are tapered in width in the first third of each compartment in… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Flax De-Seeding — Aspirator A suction apparatus used on a roughing out plant for separating light chaff from the heavier seed. Boll Crushers A pair of rollers used for crushing the bolls and releasing the seed, when the bolls have been removed by combing. Bough… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Flax — The following terms as given under the authority of the Ministry of Supply, are reprinted here with their permission. Flax Plants of the species Linum usitatissimum cultivated for the production of seed or fibre or both. Flax, Fibre (Fibre Flax)… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Flax Breaking — FLAX BREAKING, or ROLLING The operation of passing flax straw either endways or sideways through a series of fluted rollers to crimp or break the woody part of the straw preparatory to scutching. Rollers, Annsborough A special form of pre breaker …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Flax — For other uses, see Flax (disambiguation). Flax Flax plant Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Flax Cultivation — Bart See sheigh, etc. Beet A bundle or sheaf of tied flax crop or straw. Boll, Flax in The growing flax when the seed capsules have formed. Braird (n. or v.) Flax in the seedling stage. To germinate in the field. Butt (v.) To level the root ends… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Flax Retting — Ret, Aerated A type of ret where compressed air is forced into the bottom of the tank to maintain the retting liquor at or near the neutral point as regards acidity. Ret, Aerobic A type of bacterial ret where the predominant bacteria are aerobic …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Flax Drying — Dryer, Brattice or Conveyor A drying machine in which the wet straw is spread on a travelling brattice and passes through the requisite drying chambers or tunnel. Dryer, Conveyor See Dryer, Brattice or Conveyor. Dryer, Direct Heat A drying… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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