bolting cloth

a sturdy fabric, usually of fine silk or nylon mesh, used chiefly in serigraphy, embroidery, and as a foundation fabric for wigs.
[1275-1325; ME]

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  • Bolting cloth — Bolting Bolt ing, n. 1. A sifting, as of flour or meal. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A private arguing of cases for practice by students, as in the Inns of Court. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Bolting cloth}, wire, hair, silk, or other sieve cloth of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bolting Cloth — A gauze weave fabric woven from silk yarns in the gum state and fine reed and pick. A very firm finish is given to the cloth. Used for fine sifting, stencils, dress trimmings, and wig foundations (also known as Millers Gauze). Originally made of… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • bolting cloth — noun Etymology: bolting (I) : a firm fabric now usually of silk woven in various mesh sizes for bolting (as flour) or for use in screen printing, needlework, or photographic enlargements * * * a sturdy fabric, usually of fine silk or nylon mesh,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Silk Bolting Cloth — A Swiss fabric used by flour millers. It is used to sift any ground material. It is made in pieces or in covers to fit any machine or appliance. Only the best Italian silk yarn is used and the fabric is carefully woven on hand looms and the… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Bolting — Bolt ing, n. 1. A sifting, as of flour or meal. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A private arguing of cases for practice by students, as in the Inns of Court. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Bolting cloth}, wire, hair, silk, or other sieve cloth of different… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bolting hutch — Bolting Bolt ing, n. 1. A sifting, as of flour or meal. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A private arguing of cases for practice by students, as in the Inns of Court. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Bolting cloth}, wire, hair, silk, or other sieve cloth of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boulting Cloth — See Bolting Cloth …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • boulting cloth — or bolting cloth noun A firm silk or nylon fabric with various mesh sizes used for boulting meal or flour, for embroidery, or for photographic enlargements • • • Main Entry: ↑boult …   Useful english dictionary

  • bolt|ing cloth — «BOHL tihng», 1. cloth, as of linen or silk, for bolting or sifting meal. 2. the silk to which the stencil is applied in silk screen printing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mesh (scale) — Mesh material is often used in determining the particle size distribution of a granular material. For example, a sample from a truckload of peanuts may be placed atop a mesh with 5 mm openings. When the mesh is shaken, small broken pieces… …   Wikipedia

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