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Definition of "carding" [card•ing]

  • Present participle of card. (verb)
  • A piece of wool rolled by a carder (carding machine). (noun)

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Use "carding" in a sentence
  • "Jolda feeds raw wool, newly sheared off a sheep, into what she calls her carding contraption."
  • "So-called carding websites are providing criminals with online forums to buy and sell stolen identification and financial information."
  • "The wool of commerce is divided into three great classes: (1) Short wool or clothing wool (also called carding wool), seldom exceeding a length of two to four inches; (2) long wool or combing wool, varying from four to ten inches; (3) carpet and knitting wools, which are long, strong, and very coarse."