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textile mill

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n textile mill a factory for making textiles
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Usage

In literature:

Such were the beginnings of the great textile mills of New England.
"The Age of Invention" by Holland Thompson
In the meantime the factory system was rapidly recruiting women workers, especially in the New England textile mills.
"The Armies of Labor" by Samuel P. Orth
In the United States 80,000 children are toiling out their lives in the textile mills alone.
"Revolution and Other Essays" by Jack London
Many estates operated mills and even textile factories with non-registered weavers.
"A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]" by Wolfram Eberhard
It applied practically to all textile mills, not merely to those for the spinning of cotton.
"An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England" by Edward Potts Cheyney
Water power; flour, textile and planing mills.
"Where We Live" by Emilie Van Beil Jacobs
The textile mills were making colored felt for garments.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
Mrs. Vance Carter was the widow of the Boothbay Textile Mills millions.
"The Innocents" by Sinclair Lewis
The first of the modern textile mills were established in 1838 for the manufacture of coach-lace.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
There is a considerable textile industry, together with the manufacture of shoes, machinery and milling.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
He operated grain mills, textile factories, salt works and bakeries.
"The Stronghold" by Miriam Haynie
The grandfather mill, as it might be called, of the Southern textile industry, is that of Graniteville, established by William Gregg in 1846.
"The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South" by Broadus Mitchell
Schneider at Le Creusot and the textile mill-owners in the Vosges are noticeable.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7" by Various
All kinds of textiles are produced, but there are only two cotton-spinning mills and 62 weaving factories.
"Argentina" by W. A. Hirst
In other branches of manufacture the closing-down was partial, as in the case of the textile-mills.
"The Iron Ration" by George Abel Schreiner
Its most important manufactures are tobacco, machinery, iron, furniture, textiles and milling.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

Has signed an agreement to acquire Wilmington, N.C.-based textile supplier Guilford Mills Inc from the private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP.
CMI (Colonial Mills Inc.) presented a soft launch of its newest licensed programs — Janelle Lampp and Leslie Beck — at the textiles show at the Javits Center.
Wearbest Sil-Tex Mills named Zhejiang Babei Textile in China as its first Asian licensee for its.
The quality of domestic cotton entering US textile mills is on a downward spiral and no one is exactly sure why.
A man who chose the cheap way to tear down an old textile mill in East Chattanooga and exposed a neighborhood to asbestos will be allowed to appeal his four-year sentence on the taxpayers' dime — at least for now.
Tabasco, a long-time mill executive, was one of the pioneers in the licensing of sports and cartoon characters in the home textiles industry.
Many of the large textile mill s have been, in effect, forcing properties that had been using domestic bedding to use imports instead.
Safety is always a concern in a textile mill because of potential fire hazards.
(June 7, 2012) In the movie Norma Rae, Sally Field plays a textile worker who tries to organize a union at her mill.
Ludlow Mills is a sprawling former textile mill complex along 1.5 miles of the Chicopee River.
Mauldin, S.C.-based textile manufacturer Mount Vernon Mills Inc has launched its flame-resistant (FR) fabrics brand, Mount Vernon FR.
Schoharie County officials are expecting to learn details later this week on progress toward developing the former Guilford Mills textile building into a brewery.
Before making headlines over Switzerland's ban on new minarets for mosques, sleepy Langenthal was best known for its textile mills and porcelain factories.
Greenville-based Franchise Investment Group announced plans Monday to build solar systems in the vacated former TNS Mills textile plant in Blacksburg.
Textiles account for 63 percent of Pakistan's exports, and mills employ 20 percent of the nation's workforce.
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