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creel

1. a wickerwork basket, esp one used to hold fish
2. a wickerwork trap for catching lobsters, etc.

creel

[krēl]
(textiles)
A frame for holding the correct number of bobbins or balls of roving in the appropriate position during the winding process.
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These include installing a large rear-view mirror to monitor deck activities, mounting additional knives on the boat, ensuring nobody clears a creel without verbal instruction from the skipper and the widening of the stern opening so creels do not get blocked.
In a report, published last week, they said: "The owner of the Blue Angel is recommended to improve the creel self-shooting system used on board to ensure the crew are safely separated from the back rope during shooting operations.
The new design for laying out creels and circular knitting machines and provide explanation as to how his unique patent applied for method finds a total and complete solution for lint at the least energy consumption and capital investment.
Explanation for the setup of creels and knitting machines
The operators need to access the creel area from the back to load yarn cones into the creels and for mending yarn breaks, the operators can easily access the creels from the middle of the enclosure (colored red).
THE owner of the creel bought it as a boy in 1951 at a summer fete with the 20 shillings (pounds 1) he had just won for collecting the most cabbage white butterflies.
Items for a turnkey system include creel and mat racks, and other materials-handling equipment.
That is, the cartons of spools are delivered to an appropriate location on the creel room floor, and the creel loading machine works directly from the spool carton to each spindle of the creel.
Overriding all of this is the safety aspect of creel loading.
A PET cat trapped in a lobster creel after scavenging for food was saved thanks to North Sea weather.
Two-year-old tabby Sam spent 10 days in the creel, unable to escape, thanks to its one-way door.
Line of accessories includes tensioners, resin baths, creels, prepreg delivery systems, ovens and extractors.