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doffing

[′däf·iŋ]
(textiles)
Removing fibers from a cotton carding machine by means of a toothed bar or cylinder.
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Doff added that, even as recently as 20 years earlier, in the early 1940s, convalescent care did not include special diets, care for cardiac patients after hospital discharge (regardless of their age), provisions for cancer patients (regardless of whether they needed continued medical or nursing care after being released from the hospital) or the care of patients with coloitomies.
The Doff & Donner has the ability to don a garment over any size or shape of leg, as well as over wet, slippery with lotion, or bandaged legs with no struggle at all.
Doff Pollard said: "Transport is a key issue for all kinds of groups within rural areas.
And she's also making time for Julie Doff, her partner of eight years, and Hazel, their 3-year-old daughter.
Sensible control is all farmers need or want, and the huntsman is quite happy to doff his cap and give best to a fox who foxes his hounds as I do to a rabbit or other who bests my dogs.
As the cortege made its way to the cemetery, ordinary men in the street would doff their caps as a mark of respect, even though they were complete strangers.
The new winder may be used in conjunction with the company's combined slitting and cross-cutting unit to cut, thread, wind and doff a variety of nonwovens automatically.
TEN YEARS after Generous romped to Derby success, the broodmare Doff The Derby appears to have another live Epsom contender in the shape of Imagine.
RESIGNED: Julie Dorf as executive director of the San Francisco-based International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, effective February 2000, Doff helped found the human rights group in 1990.
I DOFF my hat to the cast and master of ceremonies at the Britannia Panopticon Music Hall in Glasgow for a wonderful, 50-minute show on recently.
Red Striker swept 11 lengths clear of Hannigan's Lodger, leaving Guest plenty of time for a trademark regal doff of his cap to the crowd as he passed the post.