Meaning of BOBBIN in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈbä-bən ]


Etymology: origin unknown

Date: 1530


a. : a cylinder or spindle on which yarn or thread is wound (as in a sewing machine)

b. : any of various small round devices on which threads are wound for working handmade lace

c. : a coil of insulated wire ; also : the reel it is wound on

2. : a cotton cord formerly used by dressmakers for piping

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.