Meaning of slub

slub

Pronunciation: (slub), [key]
— v., n. slubbed, slub•bing,
—v.t.
  1. to extend (slivers of fiber) and twist slightly in carding.
—n.
  1. the fibers produced by slubbing.
  2. a slight irregularity in yarn produced either accidentally or purposely by knotting or twisting or by including uneven lengths of fiber in spinning.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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